Vehicle crime typically comes in three forms: theft of a vehicle, theft from a vehicle or damage to a vehicle.

To help reduce the chances of becoming a victim of vehicle crime here are a few key tips of advice:

In addition, ensure that your property is identifiable by marking it, or logging your valuables on the UK National Property Register, which can be found at

'Keep it Safe'

How safe is your home or car? South Yorkshire Police are asking the public to follow basic crime prevention advice to stop people becoming victims of crime.

For more information, advice and to track where there have been reports of burglary and vehicle crime local to you, visit Operation Lockdown.


If you have information about crime in your area, please phone South Yorkshire Police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.