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Thieves still use traditional methods to steal LCVs

Fleets are being urged to ramp up the security on their vans as latest TRACKER analysis shows thieves are still using traditional methods.

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Ford Transit accounted for over 50% of all LCVs recovered by TRACKER.

The figures show LCVs made up over half a million pounds of TRACKER’s overall recoveries in 2016, with 44% of the vehicles having been stolen using the owner’s keys and 44% of them stolen and recovered in London.

The Ford Transit accounted for over 50% of all LCVs recovered by TRACKER, with the firm adding that Sprinters are also proving attractive to organised criminal gangs.

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Written by Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for 16 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. As Business Editor, Natalie ensures the group websites and newsletters are updated with the latest news.

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