Victoria car theft crackdown: GPS trackers tipped to be in 100,000 vehicles in 18 months
GPS trackers could be fitted in up to 100,000 vehicles in the next 18 months as Victoria Police plans the next step of a game-changing move to target car thieves.
A trial has begun with 1000 cars set to have the trackers fitted by February next year.
In the twelve months to December 2017, a total of 15,309 vehicles were reported stolen in Victoria, 4,066 less than the previous year.
The estimated total retail value of all cars stolen in Victoria in the past twelve months was $152 million.