BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – Birmingham police told us that car thefts are up almost 6% from last year around this time.
So we’re on your side with the most common cars that criminals look for and how to avoid being a victim.
According to the most recent data from the National Insurance Crime Bureau in 2020, the top three most targeted vehicles in Alabama were the Chevrolet Full Size Pickup, followed by the Ford Full Size Pickup, then the Nissan Altima. For a full list, click here†
The NICB always said to use common sense, like locking your doors and closing your windows.
You could even invest in a tracking system.
Clay Ingram with Alabama AAA said it’s always important to make sure you’re covered.
“A lot of people just go to sign up for insurance because they know they need insurance, he said. They don’t take the time to read through and fully understand and ask questions to understand what kind of coverage they have , what is and isn’t covered, what they need and what they don’t need.”
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