Pam Oakes says that every 33 seconds a motor vehicle is stolen in the United States according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This hot summer weather is absolutely perfect conditions for car theft. Car theft during the summer months is as common as posting a picture of your car thermometer with a triple digit reading. What makes the season so favorable for theft? What are some of the most common reason why theft occurs? Use your common sense and you’ll greatly reduce your odds of becoming a victim.