Susan Smith has worked as an editor and writer in the technology industry for over 16 years. As an editor she has been responsible for the launch of a number of technology trade publications, both in print and online. Currently, Susan is the Editor of GISCafe and AECCafe, as well as those sites’ … More »
Car theft reduced as a result of GPS technology
October 20th, 2009 by Susan Smith
An article in USA Today, October 19, by Donna Leinwand, entitled “Car theft slows to lowest in 20 years” cites GPS technology and ignition locks as the cause of this positive change.
“Reported vehicle theft has fallen to a 20-year low even as the number of vehicles on the road has doubled, as manufacturers install sophisticated anti-theft technology in cars and police target organized car-theft rings.”