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Car Tracking

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Cops want to track cars but privacy details sketchy.

Police say they want every vehicle in the state to be fitted with a tracking device to stamp out motor vehicle theft.

While the numbers are coming down, Victoria has the highest number of car thefts in the nation.

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Assistant Commissioner Robert Hill has told Melbourne Radio's 3AW that tracking devices will be fitted to about 1000 cars under a 12-month trial beginning in September.

They will then evaluate the best technological option before a statewide roll-out.

Tracking itself is not new technology – in fact phones allow Uber users to track their cars.