Steps to ensure your family is safe while doing holiday shopping
As the Holiday shopping season approaches many of us are eyeing deals — but are thieves eyeing you, your personal data, or even your vehicle? According to Consumer Reports, 1 in 10 personal thefts happen in parking lots. There are simple steps you can take to ensure that you, and your family, is safe as you head into nearby shopping malls and retail big box stores. You’ll typically hear about locking your car, parking in a well lit area and making sure you stick in crowds — but have you actually checked to ensure your doors all lock when you hit the button on your vehicle? If you have an older vehicle have you checked to make sure all the doors are locked before you rush inside? A few simple checks before you head out the door could help out if a would-be thief tries to check your doors one by one.