Tips to Protect Your Car at College

The mortarboards have been flung into the air and shopping for dorm-room essentials is done. Leaving for college is an exciting, celebratory time for students and parents, and the last thing a family needs is to have the experience tainted by a car-related theft. College-bound students, follow our advice to protect against the theft of your car or its contents in your new surroundings: Lock the car doors when you’re in and out of the car; keep your valuables concealed; and pay attention to your surroundings when parking. Learn more by following the link below.

Keeping Your Car and Its Contents Safe

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