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Trailer theft is on an increase, and is usually done by individuals who strike where they find an easy opportunity. You can defend yourselves against this type of crime by becoming security conscious and by practicing the following common sense crime prevention measures, keeping in mind three factors which discourage thieves everywhere: Time, Noise, and Visibility.
In considering boat, motorcycle, personal watercraft, snowmobile security, try to think like a criminal. What factors about your equipment would make it an easy target for a thief? When a determined criminal wants to steal a trailer, he will find a way. Interviews with thieves revealed an interesting fact; if it will be difficult to steal, they will move on to an easier target! As a trailer owner, you must convince him that your trailer is harder to steal than others.
Therefore, you want to display visible theft deterrents:
Take, for example, a boat on a trailer. Boats on trailers are the most frequent targets of marine theft. Stealing a boat is much easier if a thief can hitch up to your boat and trailer and drive away. These tips may help:
Or, purchase the Steal Shield to deter theft of your property. It is more convenient to install, allows your trailer to be conveniently accessible for you, is less cumbersome than removing a wheel, and is much less expensive than secured storage.