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The theft of bicycles witholds lots of people from riding a bike in the city. Engraving is a good prevention measure. Lost bicycles can be found on the 'Found bicyles' website.
An active policy of prevention is thus indispensable.
- Buy a quality padlock. Various models are available. Choose your padlock according to the value of your bicycle
- Attach the frame of your cycle properly, even if the bicycle is left without surveillance during a limited time
- Use a padlock allowing to block the back wheel
- Engrave your bike
Pro Vélo supplies information on the advantages of engraving and campaigns of engraving by the Brussels Capital-Region.
Lost or stolen non-engraved bikes that are found by the police end up in a warehouse. On the website Found bicycles, people who have lost a bike in Brussels can look if their bicycle has been found. The search can be according to various criteria.
The Central warehouse is located on the Chaussée de Louvain 659 - 1030 Brussels [plan].
- 02 219 92 69
No parking control in Laeken before 1 July
Before 1 July 2013 there will be no parking control in the newly regulated areas of the Laeken sector. So no fines will be given in the streets of Laeken that become a blue zone or a paying zone in the new Parking plan of the City of Brussels.