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Port St. Lucie Police Department Still Has Some Free Steering Wheel Locks to Give Away


Port St. Lucie - Friday March 8, 2024: The Port St. Lucie Police Department, in partnership with Hyundai and Kia, still has free steering wheel locks for certain model years of Hyundai and Kia vehicles with turnkey ignitions.

These particular vehicles have become common targets for thieves after viral social media videos sparked a trend in vehicle thefts.

Scheduling an Appointment

If your vehicle falls within the list below, you can obtain a free steering wheel lock from the Port St. Lucie Police Department.

To qualify, you must be a resident of Port St. Lucie, present a valid identification such as a Florida driver license or ID card, and provide proof of vehicle ownership, such as a Florida vehicle registration or title. These locks will only be available by scheduling an appointment with Port St. Lucie Police Department Crime Prevention Unit Specialist Aubree Ward at

Once registered for an appointment, you will need to bring your vehicle to the Port St. Lucie Police Department where we will verify the information is correct. The Port St. Lucie Police Department will not mail the steering wheel locks and quantity is limited to one per person.

For more information, please contact Aubree Ward at (772) 871-5027.


  • 2011-2022 Accent
  • 2011-2022 Elantra
  • 2013-2017 Elantra GT
  • 2013-2014 Elantra Coupe
  • 2011-2012 Elantra Touring
  • 2011-2014 Genesis Coupe
  • 2018-2022 Kona
  • 2020-2021 Palisade
  • 2011-2012, 2019-2022 Santa Fe
  • 2013-2018, 2019 Santa Fe; Santa Fe XL
  • 2013-2018 Santa Fe Sport
  • 2011-2019 Sonata
  • 2011-2022 Tucson
  • 2012-2017, 2019-2021 Veloster
  • 2020-2021 Venue
  • 2011-2012 Veracruz


  • 2011-2021 Forte
  • 2021-2022 K5
  • 2011-2020 Optima
  • 2011-2021 Rio
  • 2011-2021 Sedona
  • 2021-2022 Seltos
  • 2010-2022 Soul
  • 2011-2022 Sorento
  • 2011-2022 Sportage