Keyless entry systems—which allow vehicles to start if a key fob is close by—are increasingly vulnerable to vehicle theft.
Indeed, technology experts identified that 80 per cent of the top vehicle models sold in the UK lack proper security features to prevent thieves from tricking the car systems’ sensors. Vehicle thieves are consequently able to utilise relay devices to alter the signal and make the vehicle technology process as though the key fob is nearby, allowing the hijacker to unlock and start the car—regardless of where the real key fob is.
Don’t let your car’s updated technology lead to vehicle theft. Use this guidance to limit your vulnerability and pump the brakes on hijackers:
Above all, you can ensure ultimate peace of mind with proper car cover. For more information, contact Kennetts Insurance Brokers today.