Survey Reveals Drivers to Be Careless About Car Security

November 2001
Best's Review;Nov2001, Vol. 102 Issue 7, p104
Trade Publication
Reports the concerns of the vehicle owners regarding car security in the United States. Presentation of the survey on stolen cars; Reliability of alarm system; Details on the release data by the Highway Loss Data Institute.


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