Are You Driving One of the Most Stolen Vehicles on the Road?

At the rate that vehicles are rising in price, it seems like buying a new rig is more like an investment than a mode of transportation.  Average prices are hovering near $48,000 in 2024, and people are driving vehicles that are over 12 years old on average now.


Having that investment tampered with isn't fun.  I have had several of my cars broken in to over the years and it tears you up.  I couldn't even imagine if I came out to leave for work and my car wasn't in the driveway.  It happens to folks more often than you think, even in Montana.

The Biggest Names in the Automotive Industry are Listed in New Review

Whether you choose a foreign or domestic type of vehicle doesn't matter, as some of the major brands in the automotive industry are on this new list from Visual Capitalist.  Chevrolet, Honda and Ford all make it into the top 10 of this report.

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In Montana, according to data from Macrotrends, the stolen vehicle rate in our state as of 2018 was over 263 vehicles stolen per 100,000 population.  That is an almost 7% increase from the previous year, and rates have continued to climb.

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Keeping Your Vehicle Safe in Your Montana Driveway

Simple things can help keep your vehicle safe from someone else deciding that it would look better in their garage.

  • Take the keys and lock it up
  • Remove items that may tempt a break in
  • Park in well-lit areas
  • parking inside a garage

Want more handy tips for keeping your car or truck safe and secure?  Check out Carlock for more great ideas that will keep it in the driveway.

Top 10 Most Stolen Vehicles in America

Are you driving one of the most stolen vehicles on the road right now? According to Visual Capitalist, these are the biggest names in the automotive industry that are being targeted by thieves.

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Ten Most Stolen Items From Walmart 2024

Ten Most Stolen Items From Walmart 

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The 15 Most Commonly Stolen Items From Target

FinanceBuzz did some digging and discovered the most frequently pocketed, stuffed, and shoved items shoplifters love to take from one of America's biggest retailers. Here's a look at the 15 Most Commonly Stolen Items From Target.

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