Top Ten Ways to Protect Yourself Against SUV and Minivan Theft
Vehicle thefts are down, way down in the United States. Fewer vehicles were reported stolen in 2011 (the most recent year for which stats are available) than in any year since 1967. Still, over 730,000 vehicles went missing during the year, and many of those thefts were avoidable.Here are a few easy-to-follow tips to help protect yourself...
Stay In Touch With Your SUV's Manufacturer
It's very important to keep in touch with the manufacturer of your SUV so that you can keep up to date about recalls, service bulletins and other important information. If you've moved since you bought your SUV, or if you bought your SUV used, the manufacturer might not have your current address information. It's easy to remedy that, either via the internet or by phone. Compiled by Jason Fogelson, your Guide to Sport Utility Vehicles at About.com SUVS.