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Car Alarm

Poll #1865221 Car Alarm

Hypothetical: It's the middle of the night and you're woken from sleep by a car alarm going off loudly on the street in front of your home. How do you react? (Select all that apply)

I ignore it
25(34.2%)
I get angry
23(31.5%)
I satisfy myself that it's not my vehicle and if it's not mine, I ignore it
18(24.7%)
I satisfy myself that it's not my vehicle and if it's not mine, I do something else
2(2.7%)
I go outside to investigate
1(1.4%)
I call the police
1(1.4%)
I do something else (what?)
3(4.1%)

When you hear a car alarm go off, as between these two options, which are you more likely to assume?

The car is being broken into, or has been struck
2(3.8%)
The owner has set the alarm off accidentally or the alarm is malfunctioning
41(78.8%)
Neither
4(7.7%)
Something else (what?)
5(9.6%)

Generally speaking, are car alarms useful or useless?

Useful
7(13.5%)
I'm not sure if they help, but I feel better having one
12(23.1%)
Useless
22(42.3%)
I'm not sure
11(21.2%)
Something else (what?)
0(0.0%)
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