Use these safety tips to lessen the chance of an abduction, theft or assault.
Be aware of every parking garage, lot or street corner. Note the location of other cars, other drivers and any suspicious loitering.Check Vehicles Before Entering
Before opening a vehicle
door scan the backseat and hatch areas. Be certain that no one else is inside.Don’t Sit In The Car
Many drivers idle after completing errands, sitting in their cars to text, snack or balance their checkbooks. This is a mistake. It gives abductors a chance to open unlocked passenger doors or even break windows. Leave an area immediately to avoid this.Take Advantage Of Safety FeaturesNew vehicles
boast many safety features - such as interior trunk releases or fold-down seats - that aid drivers in escaping their cars. Verfiy which options are available and understand how to use them.Be Prepared To Wreck A Vehicle
If a driver finds himself held at gunpoint in his car, he has one choice: crash. Do no
t go where an abductor wants. Do not
leave the area. Choose instead to ram a vehicle into the nearest surface, rendering it unusable and stunning the perpetrator.
Key West Ford wants our drivers to be safe. We urge all of New Westminster to remember these tips.