Fairfield police target car safety

Don't be surprised if you see something on you windscreen in the next couple of days.

Fairfield police are taking to the streets to pamphlet drop cars at parking lots around Fairfield with tips on how to secure your vehicle.

Police are urging residents to always lock their vehicle and never leave valuables in the car.

Other safety tips include:

  • If you park in a garage, make sure you lock it.
  • Install a car alarm.
  • Don't leave expensive items such as a wallet, handbag or mobile phone on a seat visible from outside your vehicle.
  • If parking your vehicle on the street at night, park it in a well-lit area.
  • Keep your keys safe.
  • Don't leave bank statements or any other personal documentation in the car.