The most popular equipment with thieves is the most popular on the jobsite.

While a wide range of equipment is stolen every year, the equipment recovery data below illustrates the most popular types of equipment for thieves.  

Highest Frequency of Theft by Category:

  1. Light Utility Vehicles/Work Trucks and Trailers
  2. Backhoe Loaders/Skip Loaders/Wheel Loaders
  3. Generators/Air Compressors /Welders (Towables)
  4. Skid Steers

(Ranked by frequency of theft in 2013)

 

Highest Frequency of Theft by Brand:

  1. Ford
  2. Bobcat
  3. John Deere
  4. Caterpillar
  5. Case

Source: 2013 LoJack proprietary theft and recovery data.