Quantcast

Latest Motor vehicle theft Stories

2014-08-18 08:20:47

A 50-50 Split between Domestic and Import DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its annual Hot Wheels report which identifies the 10 most stolen vehicles in the United States. The report examines vehicle theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and determines the vehicle make, model and model year most reported stolen in 2013. To view the multimedia assets associated...

2014-07-21 08:21:58

Criminals may be getting smarter, but H.E.A.T. provides tips to protect drivers from evolving trends LIVONIA, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thefts of entire vehicles are down in Michigan for a sixth consecutive year, but other forms of vehicle-related crime are increasing sharply, according to H.E.A.T. (Help Eliminate Auto Thefts), Michigan's statewide auto theft prevention program. "As law enforcement becomes more successful, and technology in newer vehicles improves, thieves are...

2014-07-20 00:20:17

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO VEHICLE THEFTS Profile America -- Sunday, July 20th. It took a while after the invention of the gas-powered automobile by Karl Benz in Germany in 1886 for someone to steal the wheels. The first stolen car is said to be of a French aristocrat's Peugeot in Paris in 1896. In this country, the first...

2014-06-30 08:22:16

During the Top Month for Auto Theft, IAATI (International Association of Auto Theft Investigators) and LoJack Corporation Team Up to Educate Consumers about the Latest Trends in International Auto Theft CANTON, Mass., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI) and LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN) are partnering to promote the annual National Vehicle Theft Protection Month. Throughout July, the top month of the year for vehicle theft, IAATI...

2014-06-26 08:20:22

California Is Hotter Than Ever With Nine of 10 Top Spots DES PLAINES, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since 1984, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) has published annual reports--known today as Hot Spots--that examine vehicle theft at the national and local level. NICB was originally established in 1912 as the Automobile Protective and Information Bureau and the company focused exclusively on recovering stolen motor vehicles that were insured by its 11 member insurance...

2014-05-22 23:10:49

Stolen vehicles can cost victims more than $8,000 in unforeseen expenses, plus inconvenience and hassle. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Inilex®, a leading provider of automotive telemetry solutions, warns car owners that Memorial Day is one of the top five holidays for car thefts, with thieves eager to prey on those who leave their vehicles unattended for long periods of time as they party, participate in outdoor activities and travel. A few simple tips can help car owners keep...

2014-05-20 08:21:57

Innovative Multimedia Series Illustrates How LoJack Works With Law Enforcement Partners, Highlighting Auto Theft Expertise and Success Tracking Stolen Vehicles CANTON, Mass., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN), a provider of vehicle theft recovery and advanced fleet management solutions, today announced the debut of its new video series, "LoDown with LoJack," reviewing the knowledge and distinctive culture of the company's Law Enforcement Liaison team. To view the...

2014-05-15 08:22:15

New Infographic Highlights Important Theft Trends CANTON, Mass., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN) announced today that law enforcement officials recovered more than $121 million in stolen vehicles equipped with the LoJack® Stolen Vehicle Recovery System in 2013. Released May 15, LoJack's fifth annual Vehicle Theft Recovery Report and infographic reviews auto theft trends over the past year specific to vehicles equipped with the LoJack® Stolen Vehicle Recovery...

2014-02-13 12:20:15

H.E.A.T. Cautions Drivers as Related Crimes Increase Statewide LIVONIA, Mich., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For a sixth consecutive year, thefts of entire vehicles are down in Michigan, according to the 2013 Michigan Automobile Theft Prevention Authority (ATPA) Annual Report. Despite the decrease, H.E.A.T. (Help Eliminate Auto Thefts), Michigan's statewide auto theft prevention program, is warning the community that auto theft-related crimes continue to rise. "It's good to see the number...

2013-12-30 08:20:07

LoJack® Stolen Vehicle Recovery System Continues to Outwit Sophisticated Criminals and Thwart Theft CANTON, Mass., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New Year's Day is the holiday with the highest number of vehicle thefts, which means there's no better time for LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN) to release its top stolen vehicle and equipment recoveries of 2013. From recovering stolen vehicles concealed in shipping containers bound for overseas exportation, to the closing of local "chop shops" and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.