Both agencies have offered tips to promote safety on the roadways and help consumers keep their purchases secure: Shop with a friend or in a group; store purchases in the trunk of a vehicle, under a blanket, or out of view; avoid carrying large amounts of cash; and keep money and credit cards in a front pocket. If shopping alone, don't be afraid to ask for a security escort to your vehicle, and never leave valuables in your car.
Shoppers who purchase a real Christmas tree should properly secure it before driving. Drivers can face penalties if an unsecured tree falls off their ve...icle.
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