Central and North Burnett Times - - VOICE OF THE BURNETT -

HOW many times have we heard the po­lice try to em­pha­sise “lock it or lose it” but the pleas go un­heeded.

Thieves are in­creas­ingly tar­get­ing ve­hi­cles at shop­ping cen­tres, with the num­ber of cars stolen from car parks surg­ing in the past 12 months.

But ac­cord­ing to an RACQ In­surance survey, home drive­ways re­main the high­est-risk lo­ca­tion for ve­hi­cle theft, with 22.3% of cars stolen from drive­ways over the past year.

Im­prove­ments in car se­cu­rity is forc­ing thieves to di­rectly tar­get keys in homes. Where do you hang your keys?

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