Chelford VillageVillage of ChelfordChelford Village
Chelford Village
Thu 17th Aug 2017Chelford Village weather - Patchy rain possiblePatchy rain possible 23°C
Car theft

Don't Lose Your Car When Defrosting

Home » Newsroom » Don't Lose Your Car If Defrosting

Most vehicle crimes are committed by opportunists and therefore preventable.

The arrival of frost filled mornings can bring a series of thefts where thieves target vehicles which have been left with the engine running to defrost the windscreen.

Never leave keys in the ignition and doors unlocked where your car is unattended even if it is only for a couple of minuets and the vehicle is sitting on your drive way or on the roadside of your house.

Allow extra few minuets to defrost and stay with the vehicle whilst it warms up and ensure your view is completely clear before moving off.

In a situation where a driver has left the vehicle unattended, insurers may argue that reasonable care has not been taken. This invalidates any insurance claim. Victims of the vehicle are faced with the loss of their vehicle with no means of replacement even though they are fully insured.

PCSO Lindsey Whitehead.

editor's pickAlso in the news

Parish Council
Chelford Webteam: 28/06/2017

Neighbourhood planning is a right for communities introduced through the Localism Act 2011, to shape development in their areas through the production of Neighbourhood Development Plan. Neighbourhood Development Plans become part of the Local...

Cheshire Police car
Chelford Webteam: 19/06/2017

On Sunday 16th July the doors of Cheshire Constabulary HQ will be thrown open for the public to see the good work that Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service and Cheshire Police do around the clock. The Blue Light Open Day is a hugely popular event...

Chelford players
Chelford Webteam: 19/06/2017

After the success of "Ladies Day" Chelford Players will be going straight into casting for their next production "Lucky Balls" by Louise Roche, a comedy with live band and singers to take place on November 30th, December 1st...

© 2007 - 2017 Chelford Village Community Website