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Reminder: 1 in 8 Stolen Cars Is Unlocked With Keys Or Fob Inside

Attention, car owners: you really need to stop leaving your cars unlocked with the key or electronic fob inside. That common-sense warning comes from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), a not-for-profit organization funded by insurance companies to find ways to track and prevent insurance fraud and auto theft. At least one in eight vehicle thefts happen when someone takes advantage of keys left in a car, the group notes. Stop leaving your keys in unlocked cars. [More]

Watch Out For Flood-Damaged Cars Coming Out Of Texas

Watch Out For Flood-Damaged Cars Coming Out Of Texas

Last month, flooding in Texas killed at least 23 people: there isn’t a final tally yet because some people are still missing. That’s all very sad, but what if you live thousands of miles away and don’t know anyone in Texas? This natural disaster could still affect you directly…if you’re in the market for a used car, since rebuilt vehicles destroyed in a flood could be hitting the market in coming months. [More]

Like A Good Neighbor, State Farm Wants To Steal Your Money And Send You To Jail

Like A Good Neighbor, State Farm Wants To Steal Your Money And Send You To Jail

Greg writes: