Jewelers targeted on the road


1. Never leave jewelry in an unattended vehicle. In addition to the loss, most jewelry insurance policies don’t cover losses from an unattended vehicle.


2. Whether leaving home, or a store , or a jewelry show, jewelers must always be alert to whether they are being followed. Take a few minutes to engage in evasive driving techniques: circle the block, drive slowly, make a U-turn, and see if you are being followed.


3. When traveling with jewelry, gas up at stations where you can pay at the pump or pay an attendant. Use drive through fast food restaurants where you do not have to leave jewelry in the car.


4. It is much safer to ship merchandise to and from trade shows rather than hand carry it to and from shows.