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National Insurance Crime Bureau Names Nine of 10 Cities in California as Car Theft “Hot Spots”

Road Trip California

Important Information to Be Aware Of On Your Next Road Trip

By Tye Farnsworth

Its road trip time and many people who have Central Oregon Car Insurance will be stopping in at least one city in California as they travel on their way to the destination of their choosing.

According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau California has the distinction of being one of the worst states in the United States for car thefts because, nine out of 10 cities on their list of car theft “hot spots” were cities that are located in California.

Why California?

Unlike other cities in the United States California ranks highly for car thefts because it has the perfect combination of ocean ports, the Mexican border and plenty of densely populated cities that make California the perfect place for thieves who steal automobiles.

Which California Cities?

Even though you may not be able to change your travel plans you can be prepared when traveling through California especially if you’re traveling through these cities:

• Bakersfield
• Fresno
• Modesto
• San Francisco
• Oakland
• Hayward
• Stockton
• Lodi
• Redding
• Yuba City

Simple Steps to Preventing Car Theft

When traveling anywhere this summer it’s important to make sure that your vehicle is protected by doing the following:

• Park in well-lit areas
• Don’t leave your valuables in your vehicle
• Make sure all of your personal possessions are in the trunk or covered
• Protect your vehicle with a car alarm or vehicle protection system

To learn more simple tips that you can use to protect your vehicle or to get an affordable Central Oregon Car Insurance quote contact the Farnsworth Agency today by calling us at (541) 318-8835 or by clicking here to start your quote online.

My name is Tye Farnsworth, thank you for reading this bio! I was born and raised in Central Oregon. For an affordable insurance quote please contact me at (541) 318-8835 or connect with me online.

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