Auto theft statistics show West Coast has worst results

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Areas in California warned to take efforts for prevention to save on insurance. According to the auto theft statistics from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), the West Coast of the United States have the worst rates in the entire country. This same data did have a positive side, though, as the overall number of stolen cars are declining. In 4 of the top 10 American metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs), there was a collective increase of 925 of the number of stolen vehicles reported last year. However, among the remaining…

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Motorcycle thefts in the United States dropped by 24 percent in 3 years

The National Insurance Crime Bureau has announced their latest statistics regarding motorcycle thefts, and said that in 2010, the number of stolen vehicles fell by 24 percent when compared to the total in 2007. In 2007, there had been 65,678 stolen motorcycles reported, but in 2010, that number fell to 49,791, according to the National Crime Information Center data. The statistics also identified the makes that were most frequently stolen in 2010. As with automobiles, the top manufacturer of stolen motorcycles was Honda (12,260). This was followed by Yamaha (9,853),…

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