However, motorists are urged to never leave their car unattended when they have turned the engine on to heat a car.
The engine will be running and leaving a car unattended could lead to thieves targeting a vehicle and potentially steaking it from your drive.
The Central Motorway Police Group revealed unattended cars left running were taken once every five minutes.
The crime has even been given its unique name, frosting, due to the regularity of offences in winter months.
Source: Daily Express :: Life and Style Feed