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Incidents of auto theft surged in 2020
Steve Hallo | January 27, 2021
Early indicators point to 2020 becoming the biggest year for stolen cars in the past decade by a 'significant margin,' the NICB president & CEO said.
Catalytic converter thefts rise steeply, NICB reports
Steve Hallo | March 11, 2021
Catalytic converters are comprised of precious metals such as palladium and rhodium, which leads to replacement costs as high as $3,000.
NICB ranks holidays by frequency of vehicle theft
Steve Hallo | December 03, 2020
The NICB reported that more than 22,700 cars were stolen on a holiday within this past year.
U.S. cities with the most vehicle thefts
Danielle Ling | September 17, 2020
A total of 794,019 auto thefts were reported nationally in 2019.
NICB: States where auto theft rates increased in 2019
Heather A. Turner | July 28, 2020
Car theft cases declined nationally in 2019, but there are a few states where theft rates are moving in a negative direction.
Where is the most property crime in the U.S.?
Heather A. Turner | May 26, 2020
Despite declining property crime rates over the past 20 years, there were more than 1 million burglaries and 5 million larceny thefts in 2018.
The 22 least expensive cars to insure in 2020
Denny Jacob | June 17, 2020
The target audience, sticker price, repair costs and safety features all impact the cost of auto insurance.
The 20 most expensive cars to insure in 2020
Danielle Ling | June 04, 2020
With an average premium of $4,082, the most expensive car to insure in 2020 is $3,000 costlier than the cheapest model.
Safe from theft: The 10 best states to avoid stolen cars
Elana Ashanti Jefferson | November 20, 2019
Here are a dozen tips to help insureds avoid motor vehicle theft along with the U.S. states where cars and trucks are statistically least likely to go missing.
10 states with the most motor vehicle thefts in 2018
Danielle Ling | November 15, 2019
Despite declines in auto thefts, researchers warn thieves are always finding new, more sophisticated theft tactics.
Holidays with the most vehicle thefts
Denny Jacob | November 13, 2019
Notably, Christmas Day and Thanksgiving were the days with the lowest number of vehicle thefts for the entire year.
5 states with the most motorcycle theft
Denny Jacob | October 29, 2019
Overall, there were a total of 44,268 motorcycle thefts in the United States in 2017, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau.
These vehicles are least likely to be stolen in 2019
Elana Ashanti Jefferson | October 11, 2019
Auto theft has been trending down in recent years but thieves are increasingly clever.
These are the 20 most stolen vehicles in 2019
Elana Ashanti Jefferson | October 08, 2019
Two cars known for being fast and powerful topped the Highway Loss Data Institute's list of vehicles most likely to be stolen in 2019.
NICB: 10 locations with the highest vehicle theft rates in 2018
Denny Jacob | July 11, 2019
Since July is National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month, consider these tips from the National Insurance Crime Bureau.
My car was stolen ... Now what? How to report an auto theft
Danielle Ling | July 09, 2019
Here's everything you need to do immediately after you discover your vehicle has been stolen.
6 tips to prevent auto theft
Danielle Ling | July 03, 2019
A vehicle theft happens roughly every 40 seconds in the U.S. Protect yourself with these measures.
Thefts of vehicles with keys left inside continue to rise
Jayleen R. Heft | April 01, 2019
Every day from 2016-2018, an average of 209 vehicles were stolen because drivers left their keys in their vehicles.
10 key figures regarding snowmobile thefts in the U.S.
Denny Jacob | February 21, 2019
Snowmobile thefts have occurred across 27 states from 2015-2017, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau.
Top 10 metro areas for auto thefts with keys
Jayleen R. Heft | November 10, 2016
In 2015, there was a auto theft every six-and-a-half minutes where the driver left the keys or fob inside.
25 ways to keep your auto and home safe from thieves this summer
Jayleen R. Heft | May 30, 2016
One of the best ways to save on Auto and Homeowners' insurance is to stay claims-free. Share these tips with your clients to keep their property safe during the busy summer season.
You're the prime suspect if your car is stolen
Susan Ladika | April 02, 2015
You must have comprehensive insurance to file a claim for a stolen car, and even then, you may be investigated as a suspect in the crime before your insurer pays out.