It happens to millions of people across the country every single year. Locking your keys in your car. The bad news is that this issue has increased in recent yeas mostly thanks to keyless ignitions and modern electronic anti-theft systems. So we’re here to give you a few tips on what to do if this happens and how you can remain proactive.
Call for roadside assistance. They typically are equipped with the necessary tools to safely gain access to your vehicle. It’s important to keep this number stored on you at all times or have it saved in your phone. Roadside assistance is included in some insurance policies. But if not, Pippin Towing provides an unlocking service, so don’t hesitate to call.
Keep an extra key handy. It’s a good idea to stash a key in you wallet, purse, or somewhere in your home. There are even some car dealers that will provide you with a temporary key, to provide you access to the vehicle. This way you always have a second option.
Purchase a vehicle with special features. There are some that will not allow doors to lock if the key is in the ignition. There are also many vehicles that come with a keypad mounted on the door that enables you to input a code that will unlock your doors.
So if you ever find yourself in a tough spot and locked out of your vehicle, Pippin Towing has you covered. Be sure to call us at (636) 937-0797.