Vehicle security

Thefts of and from vehicles are some of the most common crimes.

Whether they are opportunist 'smash-and-grab' offences, or planned thefts of high value vehicles, the majority of vehicle-related crimes can be prevented by taking simple security measures.

The following sections provide security and crime prevention tactics in relation to various types of vehicle crime, including car key burglaries, thefts of commercial, private and leisure vehicles, and bicycle thefts.

Full details on prevention crime affecting a range of vehicles can be found on the column to the right-hand side of this page.