How Can I Increase My Car Dealership Security?

June 26 2017
car dealership security

Auto and motorcycle dealerships should be aware of different ways to increase their car dealership security. Additional security methods can protect car dealerships from vandalism, theft, and trespassers. Auto dealer owners and managers should continually perform a risk management assessment on their properties because of auto dealership  outdoor assets.  Often times outdoor assets have very little protection from criminals. Frequently targeted assets include car/truck parts, office space, tools, supplies, and the car themselves.

What are Different Ways to Decrease Car Dealership Security?

Increase Lighting
Strategically placed lighting is simple method to increase car dealership security. Some of the best places to increase lighting is at entrances/exits,  fences,  and near doors. A tripped motion censor light can scare or deter would be thieves on your car dealership.  Additional lighting is an easy and effective way to increase your auto dealer safety, especially at entrances, near fences, and above doors. Car thieves and vandals do not want to be seen.  Motion sensor lights  can startle and deter suspects.  Increased lighting can also help with remove video surveillance.  It can help outdoor surveillance record and capture colored security video and important details. This can include dress, tools, license plates, activities, and physical attributes.

Secure the Perimeter
Secure your car dealership perimeter and make it difficult for car part thieves and car thieves to gain access to your assets and property. Car dealership managers can add barriers to the property or install an electronic gate system. Another way to secure a car dealership perimeter is to use the cars on-site.  Strategically place cars om safer areas after hours.

Live remote video monitoring can watch the entrances, fences, alleys, and the property as a whole.  Trained car dealership security monitors can see suspicious activity and call the police to car the dealership before the criminals can leave or cause damage to outdoor assets.

Carefully Lock Everything
Locking mobile and smaller assets is a simple way to increase you car dealership security. Auto parts, car accessories, and mechanic tools should be stored in a locked and secure place when not in use. Also, car dealership managers can install lock mechanisms on storage cabinets in the service department to deter criminal activity.

Collaborate with Security Experts
Contact a security company with experience in car dealership security.  Each car dealership has their own unique layouts and security issues.  Car dealership security experts can collaborate with you and assess a property.  Specialists can also recommend lighting configurations, fencing, surveillance cameras, and outdoor security camera placement. They can also work with to select an Internet network, mobile and wired networking, and computer equipment for a customized car dealership security solution.

UCIT Online  and Stealth Monitoring are the leaders in car theft prevention security in the Canada and the U.S, with over 400 employees, 9 offices, and 3 live video monitoring control centers. UCIT’s proactive commercial property security monitors watch over 15,000 IP and CCTV security cameras.  Our office security systems  feature advanced technology and can detect and deter crime  while reducing security guard and other expenses. UCIT’s virtual guard service can reduce or even replace security guards at a fraction of the cost. A remote surveillance operator can see suspicious activity, activate a speaker warning, and call the local police.

Please call toll-free (866) 756-7847 or contact UCIT today for more information to protect your car dealership.  Visit the UCIT  web site to see real videos of criminals being apprehended at construction sites, shopping centers, flex spaces, warehouses, auto dealerships, and other real estate properties.