Vehicle damage


Having your vehicle damaged or broken into and losing your things to thieves can be very distressing. There are a number of precautions you can take to minimise the risk.

Ideas for you

  1. If you’re lucky enough to have a garage, why not use it?
  2. Invest in lighting
  3. CCTV is a great deterrent
  4. Keep everything locked
  5. Take away temptation
  6. Install a car alarm
  7. Install a dash cam

Things that might help

Online advice about keeping your vehicle safe from the police is available here and here.

Other services and support

Government reports and data concerning vehicle crime are available here.

Neighbourhood Watch advice on reducing vehicle crime is available here.

Secured by Design offer tips and commercial products to help reduce vehicle crime. You can find out more here.

If your vehicle has been damaged by a poorly maintained road you may be able to claim compensation here.

Advice from the AA is available here.