Published on April 19, 2023
Owners of recent model Kias and Hyundais have been victims of a viral trend that enables thieves to start and steal the vehicles with little effort. While the manufacturers are rolling out fixes now, no vehicle is immune to theft.
The most stolen vehicles in America over the past year are Ford F-Series trucks, followed closely by Honda Accords (especially the 2000 model) and Chevrolet trucks.
The City of Lakewood is paying for extra Deputy Sheriff and security guard patrols to deter auto thefts and thefts from vehicles, but they of course can’t be everywhere at once. So the city’s public safety experts recommend that residents also do all they can to protect their vehicles by practicing some of the tips below..