It might not seem obvious unless it happens to you, but the distinction between a joyrider and a professional thief is very important. Although two types of thief might use similar techniques, the crucial difference is intent: the joyrider never means to permanently deprive you of your vehicle.  Cars stolen by joyriders are often found

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LoJack Monthly Recovery Report – December Issue

  • December 5, 2017
  • Will at LoJack

Today, we released the December issue of the LoJack Monthly Recovery Report. One recovery story from the report–the theft of a vehicle in New Jersey–highlights the importance of using common sense measures to help protect your vehicle from theft. According to the most recent data from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), one out of every eight

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It might not seem obvious unless it happens to you, but the distinction between a joyrider and a professional thief is very important. Although two types of thief might use similar techniques, the crucial difference is intent: the joyrider never means to permanently deprive you of your vehicle.  Cars stolen by joyriders are often found

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LoJack Monthly Recovery Report – November Issue

  • November 6, 2017
  • Will at LoJack

  Today, we released the November issue of our Monthly Recovery Report. In this issue, you’ll find two notable recovery stories involving theft from car dealerships. Like consumers, dealers need to take measures to protect themselves against loss due to auto theft. Fortunately, the dealerships highlighted in this month’s report protected their lot with the LoJack®

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  The State of Auto Theft Recent FBI statistics confirm what you probably already knew: nationally, auto thefts are on the rise again. This represents a reversal of the trend toward lower motor vehicle thefts over a period of years, which was in part driven by security innovations from automobile manufacturers. Motor vehicle thefts in

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LoJack Monthly Recovery Report – October Issue

  • October 3, 2017
  • Will at LoJack

  Today, we released the October edition of our Monthly Recovery Report. In this month’s issue, you’ll find three stolen and recovered vehicles all worth over $100,000 (and one worth over $165,000). Thefts of high-end luxury vehicles continue to be attention-grabbing, but it’s important to remember that auto thieves don’t discriminate based on year, make, or model. You can

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  Today, we are happy to announce the release of the inaugural LoJack Monthly Recovery Report. In this month’s issue, you’ll see a number of luxury vehicles recovered in Texas, including one vehicle worth over $145,000. This should not come as a surprise, as Texas is the #2 state for auto theft in the country according to the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report. We

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More vehicles are stolen in the summer months than any other time of the year, which is why LoJack and law enforcement groups across the country promote July as National Vehicle Theft Protection Month (NVTPM). Law enforcement groups use this time of year to focus in on the issue of auto theft in their communities and advocate for use of

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  More vehicles are stolen in the summer months than any other time of the year, which is why LoJack and law enforcement groups across the country promote July as National Vehicle Theft Protection Month (NVTPM). Law enforcement groups use this time of year to focus in on the issue of auto theft in their communities and promote use

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  More vehicles are stolen in the summer months than any other time of the year, which is why LoJack and law enforcement groups across the country promote July as National Vehicle Theft Protection Month (NVTPM). Law enforcement groups use this time of year to focus in on the issue of auto theft in their communities and how people can

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  Cars have long been signifiers of wealth, social mobility, and personal freedom. However, for large segments of America’s less affluent, they’re much more than a symbol of success. For them, owning a car is not only a means of supporting their careers and families—it’s a key way of escaping poverty. In fact, studies have

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