So, if you are in the habit of leaving behind your laptop in the car, then its time to stop doing that. Remember, these small time thieves are looking for anything that might fetch them some money be it a cellphone or some other electronic gadget. As mentioned above, a variety of safety products like a steering lock are available in he market. To add to the safety of your car, just follow a simple list of do's and dont's.
1. First of all, avoid leaving any valuables in the car. Sometimes, out of sheer laziness, you might be tempted to just leave your laptop behind. But you have to be cautious.
But in a situation where you cannot take your belonging with you due to certain obligations, always remember to hide them under the seat so that they are not visible to a passer by. It must not be evident that there is something worth stealing in your car.
2. Invest in some kind of technological gadget that ensures the safety of your car. You could either go for an immobiliser or a simpler lock according to the model and specifications of your car.
3. Pick your parking spot well. Avoid spots that are deserted or dark. If possible, always park your car in an area that is heavily populated and has some pedestrian traffic all the time. It is always easier for thieves to steal things in a dingy area with a few or no people around.
Last but not the least, always be on the lookout. Even while you are driving keep your doors locked and windows up. Never leave your wallet in plain sight. You have to understand that if someone sets his or her yeys on your stuff inside your car, he or she will ultimately damage your car in addition to stealing goods from it.