West Seneca Police Posted Hilarious Reminder To Lock Your Doors
As the temperatures drop across Western New York and people start to warm up their cars, car thefts and break-ins are on the rise.
Well, one local police department took to Twitter with a hilarious reminder on why you should lock your car doors. They created a pretty funny flow chart for you to follow to see if you should lock your car doors.
In New York State, you can be fined for letting your car run without a person inside of it.
According to New York State Law 1210. It is illegal for you to leave your car running and idling if it is unattended.
§ 1210. Unattended motor vehicle. (a) No person driving or in charge of a motor vehicle shall permit it to stand unattended without first stopping the engine, locking the ignition, removing the key from the vehicle, and effectively setting the brake thereon and, when standing upon any grade, turning the front wheels to the curb or side of the highway, provided, however, the provision for removing the key from the vehicle shall not require the removal of keys hidden from sight about the vehicle for convenience or emergency.
So, this winter make sure you keep your car's door locked!
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