A new survey from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that while Americans are increasingly willing to trust the government to unlock their cars, there are certain car keys that are especially good at keeping them unlocked.
The survey found that 62 percent of those polled were willing to give the government access to their car keys when it comes to emergency vehicle access.
The survey found an overwhelming majority of Americans are willing to open a key to an emergency vehicle to protect their own safety, and an overwhelming percentage of respondents said they would open the car key to get help when they needed it.
If the government can’t access your keys, you should consider using them for yourself, the study found.
“The average American household is responsible for the vast majority of car thefts in the United States, and in the worst-affected states, the majority of thefts occur within the home,” the survey said.
In the survey, the insurance institute said that nearly 80 percent of respondents had used a car key when they had stolen something, and that nearly one in five had used it to get away with a crime.
According to the Insurance Institutes for Highway Safer Transportation Research, about two-thirds of Americans have car keys, with the average household holding almost 20 keys.
The study found that about one in three Americans have a car with an unlocked door and a key that’s too small to be used in the vehicle.
More than 80 percent also said they have keys that have been stolen, and nearly one-third have keys with broken locks.
When you open your car door to access the vehicle, you are putting yourself at risk, said Kevin B. Schulz, CEO of the Institute for Transportation Security and Automotive Safety.
“The keys have to be locked, and it’s going to be more difficult for the vehicle to start moving,” Schulz said.
“It’s going a long way to make your life more difficult.”
The institute is currently collecting data on its survey and will release it next month.