Auto Theft

In 2006, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)'s Uniform Crime Reports, a motor vehicle is stolen in the United States every 26.4 seconds. Help make sure your's isn't one of them. As part of your auto insurance policy, Midwest United Insurance Services can provide coverage for auto theft protection so you can feel safe knowing you're covered if the unthinkable happens. The best coverage, however, is reducing the chance that your vehicle isn't next.

Here are some helpful hints for securing your vehicle:

  • Always lock your garage at home
  • Be sure to park in well-lit areas
  • Always lock your vehicle
  • Never leave your vehicle running when unattended
  • Always hide valuables in your vehicle; don't leave them laying out for prying eyes
  • Resist the urge to hide a second key in or on your vehicle
  • Consider adding a theft deterrent device, such as an alarm, to your vehicle


Additionally, here are some more websites you can visit to find out some great ways of preventing auto theft and what to do should your vehicle get stolen: