How to check the status of your stolen vehicle

by Shweta Mohta


Everyday, we  heard about  the cases of stolen cases in India.There is one vehicle stolen for every 3 second worldwide. That is one scary fact for all of us who own a car. Avoidance is better than cure; this should be your motto if you don’t want to be the next casualty of car theft that is active all over the world.

What to do:

However, there is not an easy way to catch the thieves.The first step of the investigation of stolen vehicle is being to file a FIR at the nearest police station around you.However there are many other ways also which can be used to check the status of stolen vehicle.

Every state Government provides an online service for the stolen vehicles to the public. Here is the list of facility provided by some of the states governments:

Need of  Numbers at the time of  investigation:

You will need the following numbers at the time of search as it will be helpful in the searching process.

Stolen vehicle Search

You can also register your stole vehicle details at Stolen vehicle India.  This organization lets you register your stolen vehicle details and then helps you to find it at a very nominal charge which is 6% vehicles IDV or insured declared value if they track and find it for you. This is  stated in their Offerings

What I found good about this site is the amount of information like RTO numbers and what you should do to protect your vehicle extra. A must see if you are new car owner.

How to avoid your vehicles getting stolen ?

Some measures for avoiding stolen vehicles:

Stolen Vehicles

Do yourself a favor and make a concerted effort. While they will not give you 100% protection from theft or robbery, they will definitely make your car less attractive to thieves, and will enhance your chances of finding your car exactly as you left it.

What do you think.How do you protect your vehicle?