Car Theft Dips To Lowest Level In More Than 40 Years

As a line of criminal work, car thievery isn’t what it used to be. Thanks to added security measures, including technological advances in vehicle security systems and more effective law enforcement, the U.S. car theft rate has braked to its lowest rate since 1967.

Bloomberg reports the theft rate dropped 7.2 percent in 2010 from the year before, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. More than 250 urban areas reported less theft last year than in 2009.

What security measures do you do take to prevent your car from being stolen?

U.S. Auto Thefts Fall to Lowest Since 1967 on 7.2% Drop in 2010 [Bloomberg]