Devitt insurance drops hard-hitting bike theft video

The video shows two-wheeled crime and its consequences.

INSURANCE broker Devitt has released a hard-hitting video showing two-wheeled crime and its consequences.

Interspersed with clips showing motorcycle theft, facts about bike theft in the UK are displayed on the screen. 

Accoridng to the video, there are an estimated 576 thefts in the UK each week, with it taking just 43 seconds to steal a motorcycle with no security.

Only 20 per cent of these stolen bikes are recovered, and 43% of motorcycle insurance claims are due to theft

The video links to Devitt's own guide to motorcycle security, instructing riders on how to prevent it happening to them. 

There's even Q+As with a former bike thief and a police expert.

A second video goes on to detail what happens to the bikes after they are stolen: