Vehicle Securing Procedures

Whenever you park your car, make sure you do the following:

  1. Make sure that you are stopped within a legal and secure parking space.
  2. Set the parking brake.
  3. Put the car gear in park for automatic transmission. For manual transmission put the car either in first or reverse gear.
  4. Turn off any accessories used.
  5. Turn off ignition switch and remove key.
  6. Check for traffic prior to exiting vehicle. Open door safely and face traffic when getting out of the vehicle.
  7. Secure doors and windows.
  8. Lock your vehicle and take the keys with you.