Episode 6 - Protect Yourself From Catalytic Converter Theft

Fleet Safety Geeks by Bob Mossing & Phil Moser

Episode notes
This week, the Fleet Safety Geeks discuss the rising trend of catalytic converter thefts and provides tips on how to protect yourself from becoming a victim.The theft of catalytic converters is a growing problem, and it can be costly to replace the stolen part. But also, people are being assaulted by trying to confront the thieves.To prevent catalytic converter theft, the Fleet Safety Geeks suggests several measures that vehicle owners can take. One of the easiest ways to deter thieves is to park your vehicle in a well-lit and populated area. Thieves are less likely to target a car that is parked in a busy area with a lot of foot traffic or under a street light.Another recommendation is to use a catalytic converter lock or shield. These devices are designed to make it more difficult for thieves to access the converter and can be installed by a mecha ...   ...  Read more
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