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Saturday , 25 September 2021

Alberta RCMP provide tips to safely store and protect off-highway vehicles

With the beginning of summer and the end of the school year, Albertans will ride their off-highway vehicles more often. Alberta RCMP reminds citizens to safely store and protect their off-highway vehicles.

Here some tips for are keeping your recreational vehicles safe:

  • When you’re done using your recreational vehicle, park it in a locked garage or shed.
  • If you can’t park indoors, park your recreational vehicle in sight and chained to something.
  • Follow a nightly checklist to ensure everything is locked up and secured for the night.
  • To ensure maximum protection, turn on your outside lights at night.
  • Engrave your off-highway vehicles and other valuable items with your name or a serial number.
  • Keep a detailed list of your property including photos and serial numbers.
  • Make sure you have a timer for lights and surveillance cameras installed.

In June 2020, 73 off-highway vehicles, including two snowmobiles, six golf carts and one riding lawn mower, were stolen in Alberta RCMP jurisdictions.

 

About Arthur C. Green

Arthur C. Green is from Whitbourne Newfoundland and graduated from the CNA Journalism Program. Arthur also studied Business Marketing and Political Science at Memorial University in Essex England and St. John's Newfoundland. Green has worked for such organizations as CBC, CBC Radio, NTV, Saltwire, Great West Media, CKLB Radio, Vista Radio, and Postmedia. He also loves Jiggs Dinner!