Locking your keys in your car is a real hassle, and usually happens when you’re in a rush. While most of the time it’s just annoying, it can still cause anxiety and, if you panic, risk injury. there are a few things you can do to ease the stress and reduce the risk. Most importantly, if you have locked keys in your car, give Nearby Locksmiths a call, as we have the expertise and equipment to safely obtain access to your vehicle.
So, what should you do when you lock your keys in your car? Here are our top tips:
Stay safe – If you are on the side of the road, and your keys are locked in the car, stand well away from the road, and wait for help. Avoid trying to get the attention of other cars that are travelling quickly, this may cause the driver to be distracted and could result in a collision. Your best option is to call a mobile automotive locksmith or a friend or family member who has a copy of your car key.
Don’t DIY – Your first thought when you lock keys in your car may be to attempt to pick the lock yourself. This can result in a damaged lock, ultimately requiring an expensive repair or replacement.
Look like you’re busy – Getting in contact with a family member or friend is a great way to help pass the time, and to feel safe until your locksmith reaches your location. It is important that those around you know that you’re talking to someone – it’s a massive disincentive to approach you – especially if you are on FaceTime and there’s a risk that their actions may be caught on camera.
Don’t Stress – Neary Locksmiths can come to the rescue! – Locking your keys in your car is never convenient and can be extremely stressful after hours. To put yourself at ease, call a trusted locksmith that will be there quickly. Nearby Locksmiths proudly offer 24/7 locked keys in car services. Our customers can trust us to arrive as quickly as possible, no matter the time or day.
If you are locked out of your vehicle, contact Nearby Locksmiths on 0458 152 057.