Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Texas Department Of Public Safety Help End Auto Theft

H.E.A.T Program

H.E.A.T. is a statewide vehicle registration program administered by the Texas Department of Public Safety that helps law enforcement officials identify stolen vehicles.

    Any vehicle owner in Texas can obtain decals for his/her car or truck that authorizes law enforcement officers to stop the vehicle and verify ownership, between 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m., anywhere in Texas.

    Available to alert officials to check ownership of any vehicle being driven across the border into Mexico.

    A car is stolen in Texas every five and a half minutes. More vehicles are stolen between 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. than any other time. In 2003, more than 98,000 vehicles were stolen in Texas.In 2005, more than 93,471 vehicles were stolen in Texas. Simply by enrolling, you make it a lot harder for a thief to drive away in your car.

    Just complete the H.E.A.T. registration application to have your vehicle entered in a statewide database, accessible by law enforcement agencies, 24 hours a day. Personal and company vehicles are eligible for H.E.A.T. registration. You don't have to be a permanent Texas resident to participate in the program as long as you can provide a Texas address and phone number.

    Call the Texas H.E.A.T. Program toll-free at 1-888-447-5933

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.