MIAMI (CBSMiami) – So what were the most stolen vehicles last year?
The National Crime Insurance Bureau is out with its ‘Hot Wheels’ list and the Ford F-Series full-sized pick-up trucks came in at number one. The most stolen version, specifically, was a 2006 F-Series truck.READ MORE: Bob Dole, World War II Veteran, Senator & Presidential Nominee, Has Died At 98
Coming in at number two were full-size Chevrolet pick-up trucks, the Silverado was popular with thieves.READ MORE: Banksy 'Charlie Brown' Sells For $4 Million, While Child Prodigy Thrills Crowd With His Artwork
Also popular among car thieves were the Honda Civic, Honda Accord, and Toyota Camry, which rounded out the top five.
There are common-sense rules to follow to protect your vehicle from theft. Keep the doors locked and don’t store valuables in the vehicle. Park in a well-lit or heavily trafficked area and make sure it has a tracking/recovery system and/or theft-prevention product installed.MORE NEWS: Miami Weather: A Warmer, More Humid Sunday
Auto thefts surged last year from 2019 due in part to the economic downturn caused by the pandemic.