If you’re planning to bug out when SHTF, you’re going to need reliable transportation, and for many of us that means a car or truck. However, in the chaos that ensues during a major disaster, car theft is a major threat.

This infographic from Autoblog provides some basic statistics on auto theft in the United States, and can help you gauge your risk ahead of time. Some of this may seem like common sense—of course you should keep your car locked and hide your valuables—but the fact that theft is statistically more likely in a garage than a back alley is surprising.

Check out the graphic below, and remember to consider the likelihood of auto theft while forming a bug-out plan.

Auto Theft Facts
[Source: Auto Insurance for Autoblog.com]

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