Car thieves are increasingly targeting areas where they are more likely to come across expensive vehicles,
According to the RAC, this is because they are often stealing cars to order, or are confident of finding valuable items in more upmarket vehicles.
In particular, the body has noticed a marked increase in the number of cars that are being stolen by thieves that have obtained the keys beforehand – for instance by ‘fishing’ them through a letterbox from where they are left in a hallway.
Spokeswoman Liz Kennett said: “
However she added that “because cars tend to go with us wherever we go, postcodes have less of an impact on
Ms Kennett claimed the major factors that affect the price of a
Meanwhile, the Motor Insurers’ Bureau has reported that a total of 36,000 uninsured claims were made during 2006.
This is nearly five per cent less uninsured and untraced driver claims than were made in the previous year.
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