LoJack is a small, silent radio transponder hidden in your truck or trailer. When
the vehicle is reported stolen, the LoJack unit is automatically activated. The
LoJack unit transmits a unique reply code that can be received and decoded by
specially-equipped police vehicles, helicopters, and airplanes.
Does LoJack work with all kinds of vehicles?
Expert certified installers can place the LoJack transponder on any self-propelled,
road-registered vehicle. It can also be deployed in trailers, in heavy construction
equipment, and in portable equipment such as welders, generators, and compressors.
My cargo trailer does not have a power source, could a LoJack still work?
Yes, LoJack for Trailers is self-powered and draws no power from a vehicle. The
battery has an operating life of five years.
According to the Technology Asset Protection Association, 85% of all business
security losses are attributed to the theft or loss of product in transit.
A single LoJack recovery often pays for protecting your entire fleet with LoJack.
and estimate what your return on investment would be when you protect your fleet
GPS systems require line-of-sight access to the orbiting GPS satellite system in
order to track a missing vehicle. GPS systems can't penetrate forest cover, parking
garages, or other obstructions. By contrast, LoJack uses a special FCC-allocated
radio frequency that can penetrate many obstructions. Many GPS systems also require
an external antenna that can be seen and easily broken off by potential thieves.
LoJack is also the only system used by police to track stolen vehicles.
How big is the LoJack unit?
The LoJack transponder is about the size of a deck of cards. It's small enough to be
hidden in dozens of locations inside a vehicle.
How will I know if LoJack is working properly?
LoJack tests the unit remotely at the time of installation to ensure proper operation.
Volume pricing is available when more than one unit is purchased on an order.
Please contact us
for details on pricing for more than one unit.
Where does LoJack operate?
The LoJack coverage map
includes areas in 27 states and the District of Columbia, representing about
2/3 of the U.S. population and including most major metropolitan areas. LoJack is
continually expanding coverage areas, so contact us to find out if you are in coverage.
Is there any visible LoJack branding or signage on the vehicle?
LoJack is a vehicle recovery system and is not intended to be a theft deterrent by
itself. Because the presence of the LoJack unit is not disclosed to the thief, there
is a greater likelihood of rapid recovery and minimal damage. 90% of LoJack-equipped
vehicles are recovered.
What happens if my truck battery is disconnected?
LoJack continually recharges itself from the vehicle's electrical system (the load
is negligible). If the battery is disconnected from the vehicle, the LoJack
transponder's internal backup battery provides power.
Will I receive an insurance discount?
It depends on your specific policy and riders. Some carriers offer discounts and
waiver deductibles. Contact your carrier for details.
What happens if I sell my truck or trailer with LoJack? Can I transfer my LoJack to
my new vehicle?
Your LoJack unit is not transferable from one vehicle to another because the serial
number on your LoJack is permanently linked to the Vehicle Identification Number
(VIN) of your vehicle in the National Crime Information Computer database. However,
once installed LoJack may enhance your vehicle's resale value.