We have all been there, you go to open the door to your vehicle to load your groceries into the trunk and, uh oh, where are the keys? You take a peek in the window and see them dangling from the ignition. You are locked out and have to call locksmith services to get you into your car. Don't feel bad this happens to everyone, sadly it costs a bit of money and would probably be better if it didn't happen. Here are a few simple tips to keep yourself from getting locked out.
Wear a lanyard around your neck with your vehicle keys on it. It is so easy to simply reach for something in your pocket and accidentally drop your keys without noticing. With a lanyard around your neck, your keys are not going anywhere. Worried about looking stylish? There are millions of styles to choose from and nobody is going to be judging you based on where your keys are hanging.
Give a spare set to a reliable person you can trust. Always keep your spare set of car keys with someone who can bring them to you when you need them. This can also be a good way to keep a spare set of house keys just in case you lose those as well. Plus you never know when you may need someone to check in on your house when your not home.
There are a vast number of different magnetic key storage kits you can get to keep your spare key on your vehicle in case of emergencies. Try to choose one that's not obvious because criminals know about these things as well. Never tell anyone you have one unless you completely trust them.
Become a member of an auto club if you travel often or seem to lock yourself out on a regular basis. Auto clubs offer discounts and deals on locksmith services that can save you a bundle if you find yourself in a pinch. Not to mention there are many other perks added to the service.
Remember we are only human and can't remember everything all the time, mistakes are made by the best of us, hopefully these tips help you avoid the trouble.