What should you do if someone breaks into your car through the windshield or door window? In 2018, more than 534,000 motor-vehicle thefts were reported in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Whether a thief shatters your car’s window to get what’s inside or as part of a full vehicle theft, take a look at what you should do next.
Call the Police
Before you deal with the shattered glass or any other damage to your vehicle, contact the local police. You’ll need to file a report — especially if something was stolen from your car. Not only can the police record the damage and theft, but they’ll also investigate the crime and provide you with a report for your insurance company. (more…)