UPDATE (2/9/2023): The Greece Police Department announced via social media that all steering wheel locks provided for local Hyundai drivers have been distributed.

According to Greece police, they are awaiting for more shipments of steering wheel locks from Hyundai and Kia. They added that an announcement will be made once they arrive.


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — With the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office reporting hundreds of Kia and Hyundai vehicles stolen so far this year, the Greece Police Department is launching a prevention campaign Wednesday.

Starting February 8, Greece residents who own 2010-2020 Hyundai vehicles can stop by the GPD headquarters on the town hall campus to pick up a free steering wheel lock.

According to the GPD, theives are targeting 2010-2020 Hyundais without push-button ignitions or anti-theft devices. Hyundai Motor America provided the steering wheel locks to be handed out for free.

Steering wheel locks will be handed out from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 3 Vince Tofany Blvd. Proof of Greece residence and qualifying Hyundai ownership is required.