The act of stealing or filching and taking away something owned by another person, such as their properties or valuables, without their permission or consent and without their knowledge, is called as theft. Theft is already recognized as one of the oldest and the most common criminal activities and behaviors of the people all over the world. Thief is the term used by the people to call the ones who commits such crime, and their intention or aim is to keep or deprive the rightful owner from their properties or valuables.
Due to the fact that theft crimes are still being practiced and it gets even worse, which is why a lot of modern inventors and innovators have designed and produced methods and devices that can stop these criminals from committing such activities. The methods and devices designed to prevent and stop thieves are called as the anti-theft system, and their creations are based on the aim of the people to prevent and reduce the thieves from having the opportunities to do such crimes. There are definitely a lot of anti-theft systems, some are designed for commercial, residential, or industrial buildings, while some are primarily designed to be used for motor vehicles.
The act of stealing or taking away the vehicle of another person is basically called as motor vehicle theft, and such act can also be called as grand theft auto. The different kinds of methods and devices that are designed for motor vehicles include the hidden kill switches, the anti-theft system, deterrents, anti-theft devices, and immobilisers. Deterrents are designed to tell the thieves that they are going to be recognized and get caught by the owners and the authorities if they steal the vehicle, and examples of this include VIN etching, bluffs or signs on windows warning of deterrents, car alarm systems, and microdot identification tags. The anti-theft devices are designed to lock a specific part or various parts of the motor vehicle, such as the brake pedal, the wheel and steering wheel. The most commonly and popularly used anti-theft device is the steering-wheel lock, and such device can also be called as a club lock or crook lock, and it is also recognized as a visible theft-deterrent system. The device that is designed to start the vehicle if the key which contains the right chip is attached or present on the vehicle’s ignition, is called as the immobilisers, and it can also disable the ignition and lock the steering wheel of the motor vehicle. The hidden kill switches, on the other hand, is designed to frustrate and slow down the thieves from stealing the car, and that is because the said device can cut the electric current of the essential systems of the car, such as ignition coil and fuel pump. There are definitely a lot of anti-theft devices and methods for motor vehicles, and the people who wants to find the most appropriate one for them may ask their friend’s or colleague’s recommendations, or they may check out the available products in the internet.