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The three UK cities where you’re most likely to have your car stolen revealed | UK | News

The three UK cities where you’re most likely to have your car stolen revealed | UK | News

Car thefts are on the rise and figures show an alarming increase in the number of vehicles stolen per year. In 2022, a total of 130,389 vehicles were stolen, a significant increase from the 104,435 reported thefts in 2021, according to data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS). Additionally, AA Insurance Services data indicates a 9.9 percent rise in theft from vehicles, with 212,900 incidents in 2022, up from 193,647 the previous year. Gus Park, managing director for AA Insurance Services, says in Fleet News that the rise in vehicle thefts is “worrying” and highlights that security is “vitally important”. He added: “Unfortunately, there is no one thing that can guarantee keeping your car safe from theft, but just making it a bit harder for the thieves can make it less likely that they’ll go for your car.” An investigation by Tesco Bank revealed the top three cities that thieves were targeting, by analysing insurance claims data. The top cities targeted were:  1) Birmingham – accounted for 8 percent of theft claims2) London – …