7 DIY Ways to Protect Your Car From Theft

Just because your car isn't brand new with the latest gadgets doesn't mean it can't be safe. Although, there are a lot of downsides, especially since alarm systems are so expensive and a bit irritating! So, what other options do we have?

Lucky for those of us who have older cars, there are some innovative methods to protect your vehicle and the items inside...

Image result1. The old baby monitor trick

It may seem a bit silly, but this may be the best idea ever! A baby monitor can be pretty high-tech, most come with night vision  and obviously audio. So, place it in your car to confuse a thieve and hear the window being smashed with ease.

2. The quick-release police
Removing your steering wheel may seem silly, like something they would do in a Fast & Furious movie. However a car can be pretty hard to steel and drive without a steering wheel.

3. Time to pull the plug
Image resultAre you on a budget? Pull out the spark plug and no thieve will be able to start your vehicle! Its a simple, easy fix. Be aware though, newer cars may be a bit more complicated...

4. Das boot!
It sounds crazy, but having a car boot to clamp on your wheel will keep thieves from even considering stealing your car. Attach it when you're parked in a dodgy neighbourhood, but careful not to damage your tires.

5. Location, location, location
It is simple common sense to always try to park in a safe, well-lit area. 

If you don’t want a criminal sitting behind the wheel of your car, you need to make use of these DIY tips and tricks!

Have you been the victim of car theft? Have you spotted some suspicious characters eyeing vehicles? Download the PatrolMan app right now, and if you are ever in an emergency situation simply push the SOS button and help will be summoned immediately! 


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