Idling Unattended | VideoSarahbeth Ackerman | 1/9/2013
Officers suggest being close by your vehicle or at least in sight of your car. If you can`t keep an eye on your vehicle, Highway Patrol Captain Gary Orluck recommends having a spare key to lock the car while it`s warming up because a car unattended is an open invitation for crime. "Even though it`s not a law, good common sense would dictate that people should take a little extra precaution to make sure that they`re safe and that their car doesn`t walk away on its own."
In light of a recent abduction attempt, Orluck suggests always checking the back seat before getting into your vehicle.