A WAY TO PREVENT THEFT OF KEYLESS VEHICLES BY BLOCKING MY CAR KEY SIGNAL
It is especially convenient when you have your hands full of shopping or have a child with you to lock and unlock the car doors by touching the door handle (or even approaching it) while the key fob is still in your pocket or bag.
However, this smart technology has been accompanied by a higher risk of theft, since tech-savvy criminals have developed ways to trick cars into unlocking and starting (read more here). In that case, you may be interested in knowing how you can disable your car key's signal.
You won’t be alone: although the number of car thefts overall fell in 2020, due to coronavirus lockdowns, since the easing of restrictions the number of stolen vehicles has soared. This is on top of trends leading up to 2020 that had seen car thefts in London rise by some 256% since 2016 and by 100% in Birmingham, Nottingham and Greater Manchester.
Although criminals have found a way to exploit this keyless car technology, there’s still plenty that motorists can do to prevent their pride and joy being snatched away.