North Dakota Enjoys a Low Car Theft Rate

Luck has nothing to do with it, but nevertheless it has been reported that North Dakota enjoys a relatively low car theft rate. From 913 car theft rate in 2009, it has decreased even further to 859. If that’s not enough, it seems that the state is also fortunate to have the lowest unemployment rate in the country.

North Dakota boasts a thriving economy

With only an unemployment rate below 5%, the state’s 700, 000 residents are comforted by their booming agriculture industry. This must be one of the reasons why crime incidents, such as motor vehicle thefts rarely occurs, as most of the local residents are living comfortably in North Dakota.

Car theft still occurs

However, even though it’s a relatively low rate, car theft still occurs in North Dakota. Early this year, there has been a series of car theft incidents that took advantage of the new year celebrations. Most of the car theft incidents had occurred because the car owners neglected to take off the keys from their ignition. There had been more than one instance where the car theft occurred in the victim’s home.

Prevent car theft

The numerous car theft incidents should serve as a telling story for all of us. Most of the incidents were due to basic car safety negligence. It is necessary for every car owner to be mindful about the safety of their cars, and instil a series of car safety techniques. Make sure that your car doors are always locked. Never leave your car keys in the ignition. Take away any valuable inside your cars.

Help spread awareness in your city

With this knowledge in hand, you can help keep your city safe by placing the copyright and trademark protected signs and designs on your property or in your area. You can also make custom sign donations to your local police department and they will disperse them to businesses and in parks and recreation areas. Hide Lock Take started as a proactive crime awareness program in Dallas. It has since become the most successful tool that travels around the country fighting crimes and making a difference. If you want to keep your city safe and educate the citizens let be your resource.