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Alert message sent 10/03/2018 19:37:00

Information sent on behalf of West Mids Police

Dear WM Now user


Careful drivers ensure they lock their cars before they leave them and check their fob has done its job.


But we’re starting to see a spate of keyless thefts across the region and would ask you to take a moment to consider how you can protect your vehicle.


One of the most effective ways to stop someone stealing your vehicle (keyless or not) is to use a wheel lock. That way even if thieves manage to open your car door they won’t be able to drive your vehicle away.


You can buy a steering wheel lock from a number of places, but we’ve partnered with Disklok, who are offering a 15 per cent discount on their products exclusively to drivers in the West Midlands Police area.


Ordering is simple – just log onto and enter the code wmpolice15 at the checkout.

Another good tip if you have a car that has a key less system leave your keys in Faraday Bag, these prevent the keys omitting so a relay device can't be used to steal your car. 


For more tips on how to keep your vehicle safe this winter see our website

Message sent by
Adam Revell (Police, Sergeant, Dudley)

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