Driver Warning Wing Mirror Mistake Car Theft Prevention | Express.Co.Uk by Kris Boratyn, January 3, 2023 

Authorities warn UK drivers about locking their cars as thieves are more likely to target high-end vehicles with open wing mirrors. “It's as easy as walking along the street. They don't want to try the doors because they are so sensitive they will set off an alarm but if the mirrors are open, then it's confirmation the car is unlocked and no alarm will go off.”