SatNav-related thefts costing £126m per year

The cost of motor claims has increased due to a rise in SatNav theft, according to new research from Autoglass.

The windscreen repair and replacement company found that the average cost of a vehicle break-in had risen to £646, with 37% of motorists now specifically claiming to replace stolen items such as SatNavs and repair damage caused by car thieves breaking in to steal them.

Nigel Doggatt, managing director of Autoglass, claimed this was costing the insurance industry an estimated £126m a

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