Turning the screws on car theft.
Finding that your car is missing a number plate is frustrating, annoying and costly in time and running around to get another set.
Then there is also the challenge that your plates can potentially be used to commit crimes under your identity.
A preventative step you can easily take is to install one-way screws.
One-way screws are one of the easiest ways to reduce the chances of getting your plates stolen. They come in a variety of styles, both screw and bolt thread and cater for most cars.
The most common is the ‘one way’ head which can be installed with a simple blade screwdriver, but cannot be removed without specialist tools.
The screws are inexpensive and available from most hardware stores. Most come in packs with a variety of the screws to ensure you get what your car requires.
Police encourage you to take time this long weekend to install one-way screws on your vehicles as a preventative measure.
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