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NICB Warns Drivers to Lock It or Lose It

From 2016-2018, nearly 230,000 vehicles nationwide went missing due to keys left inside, creating a crime of opportunity for auto thieves, reports the National Insurance Crime Bureau.

Auto Theft in New Orleans

In New Orleans, one car is stolen every three hours, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau.

Auto Thefts Spike in New Orleans

Since January, 914 vehicles have been stolen in the city of New Orleans. That's about equal to the total vehicle thefts (913) in the state of North Carolina in 2017.

Two Charged With Stealing Diesel VWs

Two Michigan men have been charged with allegedly conspiring to steal Volkswagen and Audi diesel vehicles involved in the emissions scandal that were parked at the Pontiac Silverdome, U.S. Attorney Matthew Schneider announced March 11.

NICB Backs Oregon Vehicle Theft Bill

Vehicle thefts increased more than 53% in Oregon between 2012 and 2017 — compared to 11% nationwide — and now a new bill supported by public officials and the National Insurance Crime Bureau aims to reverse the trend.

Dangers of Leaving a Warming Up Vehicle

In the chilly winter weather many drivers think warming up their car by leaving the engine idling makes smart sense. Actually, it can be dangerous in a number of ways.

Leaving Warming Up Cars

Fleet drivers should be warned about the dangers of leaving their cars unattended while they warm up.

Best, Worst Driving States Ranked

Oregon tops the list as the most driver-friendly state in the nation followed by Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Texas, according to a new report from WalletHub.

Albuquerque Lowers Auto Theft Rate by 33%

Albuquerque, N.M., which ranked as the top metro area in the nation for per-capital vehicle theft rates in 2016 and 2017, has thefts by 33% for the first nine months of 2018, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB).