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Is Your Car Dealership Secure?

In the last two years, authorities have seen a rise in car thefts. Valuable parts, such as catalytic converters, can offer a small but solid payday when they are exchanged at a scrap metal dealer. Auto dealerships who specialize in either new or used cars are not immune to vehicle theft and vandalism. Owners and operators of car dealerships must consider security both during and after business hours.

It is a hard line to walk as a dealership owner or operator. On one hand, you want to ensure a safe and secure environment for your employees and customers. On the other hand, you want to make sure that your valuable merchandise is protected. For many car dealerships who store large numbers of cars in exposed lots, it can be a challenge to identify the best security options.

How can car dealership operators protect themselves? In this article, we will highlight some of the greatest security threats that car lots face and what you can do to protect your property.

Car Dealership Security Threats

In general, vehicle theft has risen exponentially since 2020