q-parks guide to parking

Security

Security








There are a lot of things you can do yourself to prevent your car from being broken into. To prevent break-ins and stop your car from being stolen, make sure that you remember to:

  • Always lock your car when you leave it.
  • Never leave valuables in your car..
  • Always park in a visible spot where there are people passing by. This increases the chances of any potential thieves being spotted or deterred from trying to break in.
  • Place anti-theft markings on your car and valuables.
  • Make it clear that your car has VIN etching on the windows.
  • Install a car alarm if you do not already have one.
  • Install an immobiliser if your car is an older model and does not have one pre-installed.
  • Use a steering-wheel lock.
  • Never store your keys with the spare tire or in the glove compartment.
  • Lock your roof box and use an extra lock in the form of a locking pin and class 3 padlock. 

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