Have you ever put a bumper sticker on your car? It could be a sticker declaring your love of running or what a proud parent you are; nothing controversial or over-the-top. 

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Next question: All judgment aside, have you ever considered what these stickers might reveal about you? Drive Safe Online says they're a lot more telling than they seem. 

Bumper stickers: harmless fun or moving targets? 

Bumper stickers may seem harmless, but they can attract unwanted attention from unfriendly folks. 

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For instance, if you're an Idahoan with a bumper sticker declaring your love for a specific dog breed, it might call you out as a dog parent. You're probably thinking, "How's that a problem?" In short, it's information that could be used against you by a potential thief or dog-napper. 

On its face, the concern could be perceived as over-the-top, but the kind of information bumper stickers and car decals reveal about you can be dangerous in the wrong hands.  

 

Bumper stickers can reveal too much information about the driver. 

Another factor to consider is that some stickers may inadvertently signal that the driver is easily distracted, making them an appealing target for predators and carjackers. 

For example, a bumper sticker that reads, "Baby on Board" could indicate a driver is probably tired, distracted, and easier to target. You might think we're crazy and paranoid, but this is a lesson we learned the hard way and one we hope you never will.

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