Theft is basically defined as an act of filching, stealing or thieving something owned by another individual, such as their valuable and properties, without their knowledge, permission and consent. Theft is already recognized as one of the oldest and the most common criminal activities and behaviors of the people all over the world. The individuals who commits the said crime are typically called as thieves, and their common aim or intention of doing such criminal activity is to keep or deprive the rightful or legitimate owner from their valuables or properties.
And because of the fact that theft is still being practiced up to this day and age, the people got frustrated, and with that the inventors, manufacturers and innovators have produced methods and devices that can prevent the criminals from committing it. The methods and devices designed to prevent and stop thieves are called as the anti-theft system, and their creations are based on the aim of the people to prevent and reduce the thieves from having the opportunities to do such crimes. There are a lot of different anti-theft systems and there are also ones that are designed primarily for motor vehicles, such as cars or automobiles, trucks or SUVs, which stands for sport utility vehicles.
The act of stealing or taking away the vehicle of another person is basically called as motor vehicle theft, and such act can also be called as grand theft auto. The different kinds of methods and devices that are designed for motor vehicles include the hidden kill switches, the anti-theft system, deterrents, anti-theft devices, and immobilisers. Deterrents are designed to tell the thieves that they are going to be recognized and get caught by the owners and the authorities if they steal the vehicle, and examples of this include VIN etching, bluffs or signs on windows warning of deterrents, car alarm systems, and microdot identification tags. The ones that are designed to lock a specific part of parts of a motor vehicle, such as the brake pedal, the steering wheel and the wheel, are typically referring to the anti-theft devices. One of the most popular anti-theft device, which is also designed as a visible theft-deterrent system is the steering-wheel lock, and it can also be called as club lock or crook lock. The term immobilisers, is basically referring to the ones designed to lock the steering wheel and disable the ignition of the vehicle, and with that, it will only allow the vehicle to start if the right chip which can be found on the key is attached to the vehicle’s ignition. The hidden kill switches, which is designed to slow down or frustrate the thieves because it cuts the electric current of the important systems of the vehicles, such as fuel pump, and ignition coil. There are definitely a lot of anti-theft devices and methods for motor vehicles, and the people who wants to find the most appropriate one for them may ask their friend’s or colleague’s recommendations, or they may check out the available products in the internet.