Four cars stolen from Atlanta valet services suddenly recovered...

It keeps happening in Atlanta... TWO MORE valet parked cars were stolen in Atlanta yesterday. The good news is they were recovered by police, along with TWO OTHER cars that had been stolen from different valet services. (The recovery happened thanks to a geo-locating feature inside one of the heisted cars.)

The stories here teach a good lesson about how some valet services are set-up to be higher risk for vehicle theft. I explain how to notice these higher risk valet services in this article.

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On-demand valet parking services... a smarter alternative? It's looking like it.

On-demand valet parking services... a smarter alternative? It's looking like it.

This fellow Adam Metz was a pioneer when he opted to use an on-demand valet parking service instead of a hotel's valet service.

I predict, in time, that many others will do exactly what he did, which is to save some money using a more secure valet parking service... that also might be a cut above in quality of personnel and culture. There are so many problems with traditional valet parking services that it seems these new on-demand services have a real chance of making rapid gains.

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