Thieves in the Job Site?

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. Skid Steers
  4. Generators/Air Compressors /Welders (Towables)

(Ranked by frequency of theft in 2011)


Highest Frequency of Theft by Brand:

  1. Ford
  2. Caterpillar
  3. Bobcat
  4. John Deere
  5. Case
  6. Ingersoll-Rand


Source: 2012 LoJack proprietary theft and recovery data.