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Prevent License Plate Theft

Prevent license plate theft by using special screws that require a special security wrench to remove. They're inexpensive and take only minutes to install.

By the DIY experts of The Family Handyman Magazine

Prevent license plate theft

When gas prices are high (and don't fool yourself—they will be again!), nasty people have been known to steal someone else's license plates, fill their own cars with gas, drive off without paying and let the gas station cameras capture the stolen license plate number. Install a set of security screws to stop the crooks before they get their sticky fingers on your plates. The screws are cheap, easy to install and available in a style to fit your vehicle. The kits come with a security wrench; keep it in a safe place so you can change plates when they expire.


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February 22, 1:03 PM [GMT -5]

Seems more trouble than it's worth as what's to stop a thief from purchasing a kit with the tool to remove your plate? (not so special) Also be careful where you put this tool because if you loose it or forget where you put the tool your in the same boat.

January 16, 6:32 AM [GMT -5]

Hi. Just came across this really good article on preventing number plates theft. thought it may be of interest....http://www.securitysafetyproducts.co.uk/news.php/#10

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