British drivers could be putting themselves at risk of having their car stolen by making a number of mistakes. According to figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS), the number of cars stolen increased by nine per cent in 2018, compared to the previous year. There were a total of 113,037 offences of “theft or unauthorised taking of a motor vehicle” logged by authorities. As a result, drivers are encouraged to be vigilant in protecting their vehicle to avoid running into problems. New research from Halfords found that drivers are negotiating to take simple safety steps to deter criminals. Keyless entry car theft is perhaps the most prolific type of theft taking place in Britain at the moment. This type of crime sees a pair of transmitters are used to ‘trick’ the vehicle into thinking the key is near to the vehicle by intercepting the signal allowing criminals to break in enter and start the car with ease. Despite the wide reporting of this type of offence only five per cent of drivers hide their fobs in a RFID wallet, a simple precaution which can stop gangs from intercepting the signal from their keyless entry system. Despite this simple safety precaution...