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USAA Releases Top 10 States for Vehicle Thefts

SAN ANTONIO, March 28, 2023 -- Vehicle thefts continue to rise across the nation as USAA members have experienced an 8% increase in total theft of vehicles since 2021. USAA alone saw more than 20,000 vehicles stolen in 2022 and wants vehicle owners to be aware of how they can help safeguard their vehicles.

Top 10 States for USAA Vehicle Theft Claims in 2022:

  1. Texas
  2. California
  3. Colorado
  4. Washington
  5. Florida
  6. Georgia
  7. Virginia
  8. Oregon
  9. North Carolina
  10. Maryland

Keeping your vehicle secure is vital to the safety of yourself, your family, and your belongings. Here are five simple ways you can help prevent vehicle thefts:

  1. Never leave your keys inside your car when it is unattended.
  2. Always lock your car, even while driving.
  3. If you park outside, park in a well-lit area.
  4. Keep valuables out of sight from passersby.
  5. Install an anti-theft, vehicle immobilizer or tracking system.

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Founded in 1922 by a group of military officers, USAA is among the leading providers of insurance, banking, and investment and retirement solutions to more than 13 million members of the U.S. military, veterans who have honorably served and their families. Headquartered in San Antonio, USAA has offices in eight U.S. cities and three overseas locations and employs more than 37,000 people worldwide. Each year, the company contributes to national and local nonprofits in support of military families and communities where employees live and work. For more information about USAA, follow us on Facebook or Twitter (@USAA), or visit

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