Field Sales/Engineers - Securing Demo Equipment In Your Vehicle?

As a sales engineer who would demo new camera models, access control hardware, and LPR systems, I would often have $10-20k worth of equipment in the back of my SUV. That would be on top of a least a few hundred dollars worth of tools to install the demo equipment.

Other than typically being very vigilant about keeping my car doors locked at home, and putting a black blanket over anything in the "trunk" portion of my vehicle, I didn't keep my vehicle in a garage at night, or any other additional steps to protect the equipment.

I know of one RSM who lost 4 tons of vehicle (the truck was stolen) and all of his demo equipment by extension, but I am just wondering if anyone has had demo gear stolen from their vehicle, or found any way to protect it?

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