Blog: Dave LeggettImmobilisers and central locking bringing crime down

Dave Leggett | 19 October 2012

Some interesting insights into UK crime stats courtesy of The Economist.

In 1997 some 369,000 vehicles were stolen in Britain; last year the number was just 94,000. Quite a stat in itself. Well done to the vehicle access and security sector. But that's not the end of the story. There's a theory that car theft is just a starter for some on a life of crime. Stop the car theft and you maybe stop kids going down the slippery slope. Well, some anyway...


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