Johor Bahru (JB) is a popular place that Singaporeans like to visit. Most come here because of the strong currency of the Singapore dollar (exchange rate is 1: 3.1), where you can stretch your dollar by 3 times. For those who seldom drive to Johor Bahru but is keen to do that, they are likely to ask this question: Is it safe to drive to Johor Bahru (JB)?
There are many news report that Singaporean cars are stolen in Johor Bahru, some cars are even stolen in less than 10 seconds. With such negative reports, those who drive to Johor Bahru will have fear. However, we do not have to be restrain by fear. Instead, if we prepare ourselves well, we can always reduce the risk of car theft, and still be able to enjoy going to Johor Bahru. We will share more here.
Always Take Precautions
There is nothing really more important to take precautions. Below are some important tips to help you.
1. Don’t Leave Valuables In Your Car
Never leave valuables in your car that is visible form the outside. Thief will always on the look out for things to steal from your car. It only take them 2 seconds to break your car windows and run away with your valuables. There are even occasions where thief on motorcycles will break your car windows at the traffic junction to steal your handbags and valuables. So don’t let your valuables be visible. Importantly, don’t leave any bags or even non-valuable things in the car, because thief may mistaken this as valuables and take the risk to steal. So the best advice is not to left anything in the car that will appear to be of worth to the thief.