With nearly 21,000 car thefts each year, Chicago doesn’t have a sparkling safety record. That said, they rank 141st in per-capita car thefts, making car theft less risky than the media reports. Still, your concerns are valid, especially if you own a car that’s easy to steal like the Toyota Camry
Whether the higher rates are due to the greater prevalence of these models or genuinely easier to steal is still uncertain. However, you can practice a few principles to ensure your car isn’t lifted.
Parking in well-lit areas, buying an anti-theft device, and adding a GPS to your car can curb the threat of theft. Adding comprehensive coverage
to your policy through the Jerry
app is another way to add protection and peace of mind.
Jerry is a licensed insurance broker and insurance comparison tool that collects quotes from over 50 top-rated insurers in minutes. After you find a great rate, Jerry can help you buy new insurance and cancel your old policy. Users save an average of $887 per year.