Although they call 'em "capture cars" ("bait cars" wouldn't be nearly sporting enough, would it, old chap?), the British have begun employing wired autos to catch would-be thieves in West Yorkshire. Plus, they've added a twist they're handing out stickers to the citizenry with verbiage to the effect of "this might be a bait car," thus making potential hooligans think twice about the cars they choose to burgle.
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