How You Can Keep Your Car Safe On The Road

The road is a dangerous place, not only to drive on, but to park on as well. Drivers may end up in quite a lot of trouble if they don’t do the right things in terms of parking. You want to protect yourself, your car and all the stuff inside it as well.


There are some things that you can do that will help you to keep your car safe. Pay attention!


  • You need to load up all your stuff and hide it away before you get to your parking destination. You don’t want any possible criminals to spot your stuff or spot you packing your stuff away and get tempted by that.


  • You should make sure that you unload your stuff away from your parking space too. Take your things out of the car away from the lot if you can.


  • Choose a good parking spot. By that we mean that you should take the time to figure out where you’re going to leave your vehicle because it may be the difference between your car getting robbed or being safe.


  • If you’re not sure about the area that you’re parking your car in, then opt to park it in a parking garage instead.


  • Park your own car if you can, instead of letting a valet do it – you never know the type of people who have the valet job.


  • Always assume that there are thieves around, looking at your car and planning on how to steal it. That’ll help you to take the proper safety precautions to guard against that.


  • A car that is kept neatly is actually less likely to be stolen. Thieves usually assume that the vehicles filled with things like clothes or towels are the cars in which people are trying to conceal valuables in plain sight.


  • Always check to see if all your valuables are there when you get back into your parked car. That will help the authorities to find the thief more quickly if your stuff is in the vicinity of the parking spot, when you file the complaint.


  • Act wisely when renting your car. Choose cars that are least likely to get broken into and never leave your rental contract in the car.



If you are looking for Ottawa parking for your car and monthly parking passes then give us a call to discuss the various Ottawa parking options and parking lots and parking spaces we have available. We have affordable monthly parking passes all across the city so you can be close to work and avoid parking tickets in Ottawa with the peace of mind knowing that your car is safe while parked in your monthly parking space in Ottawa.