your vehicle locked at all times-even in your driveway and when driving
during daylight hours.
Park in well-lit
areas and, when returning to your vehicle, have your keys ready before you
Check the back seat before you get
Keep your purse and other valuables out of
sight. Use the trunk of your vehicle.
If you feel that you are being followed,
change direction and head for a well-lit and populated area, i.e. stores,
malls or even to a police station.
If your vehicle breaks down, stay with it.
Make certain to lock the doors, put on your flashers and wait for help. If
a passerby offers to help do not get out of the vehicle.
Just open your
window a crack and ask the person to contact the police department.
Consider purchasing a cardboard windshield
protector with the words
"HELP-CALL THE POLICE" on it and use it
when you break down.
your senses and be aware of your surroundings.