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Don’t let lost car keys spoil your Christmas cheer

Did you know over 25% of people can confess to losing their car keys? A survey by Lloyds TSB Car Insurance said the two most likely places to lose your car keys are: Out shopping – 15% Visiting friends or family – 13% It’s obvious that Christmas is the prime season when it comes toContinue Reading

Car key insurance – worth doing or not?

According to Lloyds TSB insurers, one in twenty motorists have their car keys stolen. Add the number of people losing or damaging their car keys to that figure and it’s bound to increase substantially. So is it worth considering car key insurance and if you do, what should you be looking for? Modern car keysContinue Reading

Spare car keys – where do you keep yours?

Snow and cold and frosty mornings bring many problems to the motorist.  Before you venture onto icy roads, you’ve got to defrost your car.  Scraping ice off your windscreen isn’t a lot of fun in sub-zero temperatures.  And if you leave your car unattended while it warms up, you risk it being stolen. But thisContinue Reading

Is your car really locked – did you check it?

Picture the scene … you get out of your car, close the door behind you and walk off casually clicking your car remote fob behind your back or over your shoulder as you go. That’s got to be the ultimate in motoring cool, right? Er … wrong! You could be putting your car and itsContinue Reading

Transponder cloning – sophisticated car crime

Is nothing safe these days? We’re all at risk of fraudsters cloning our credit cards, and hackers penetrating our computer systems, but did you know cloning transponder car keys is a big cause of vehicle theft? In my last blog, I gave your some advice about how to protect your car keys from theft. BadContinue Reading

Car keys and security

With today’s sophisticated technology and transponder chip car keys, you could be forgiven for thinking that vehicle theft is a thing of the past.  Think again.  Although it’s hard to find accurate statistics, it seems getting on for 400,000 cars are stolen each year in the UK. According to the AA website, your car keysContinue Reading

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