Free steering wheel locks for Hyundai owners in Prince William Co. amid uptick in vehicle thefts
WOODBRIDGE, Va. - Hyundai owners in Prince William County will be able to pick up steering wheel locks Tuesday as authorities work to combat a rise in thefts targeting those vehicles.
Residents who own, or lease, classic key ignition Hyundai vehicles - without push-button or electronic devices starters - are eligible.
Owners can go by any Prince William County district station from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to get their locks.
On Monday, Kia and Hyundai owners lined up across Prince George’s County to receive free car anti-theft devices. Prince George's County Police distributed 500 steering wheel locks at three different locations.
Police departments across the region have experienced an uptick in Kia and Hyundai thefts.