SA's vehicle crime stats: 'Not under control'

2015-09-30 10:10

'Crime statistics cannot be described as normal nor under control,' says Arrive Alive. We list the biggest threats and how to protect yourself on SA's roads.

WATCH: Identities of unwitting hijackers captured on stolen vehicle's on-board camera

When their bakkie was hijacked, Working on Fire Mpumlanga remotely accessed the vehicle's on-board camera system and captured this footage of the perpetrators.

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BBQ bandit steals meat, hijacks Corvette

2015-04-17 08:42

US authorities arrested a man suspected of theft after he lead authorities on a chase behind the wheel of a stolen red Corvette. He is linked to several thefts of brisket in San Antonio restaurants...

10 tips for a safe festive season

2014-12-03 13:30

Parties and indulgence in alcohol are associated with the silly season and that means it’s time to be even more vigilant around crime and safety.

Minister denies Dewani killer medical parole

2014-07-24 14:23

The medical parole advisory board recommended that Xolile Mngeni, diagnosed with a brain tumour, be placed on medical parole.

Hijackers' new dirty trick to get you off the road

2014-07-16 16:01

Travellers have been warned that car hijackers are placing rocks and cement blocks in the road in an effort to derail you.

An Ethiopian airlines flight en route to Rome has been forced to land in Geneva after reports of a hijacking. See all the latest pictures here.

An Ethiopian airlines flight en route to Rome has been forced to land in Geneva after reports of a hijacking. See all the latest pictures here.

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Mighty mini Monica nails 'jacker

2013-07-11 11:01

Miniature teenager Monica Terrones is short on height but long on brains - it took her only 24 hours to nail the gunman who stole her car.


Bikes recovered after ‘blue light’ truck highjacking

2015-09-28 09:52

Over R250 000 worth of bicycles and bicycle parts were recovered in a warehouse in Mkondeni last Friday.

WATCH: Gunpoint robbery caught on dashboard camera in Joburg

Three armed robbers were caught on camera when they robbed a Chinese national in her car in Kensington, Johannesburg on Tuesday. Watch.

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Bad start to year for hijacking thief

2015-01-02 10:02

Talk about an epic fail? A Jozi man who tried to hijack a bakkie had it all wrong right from the start...

R5m McLaren stolen in Durban truck heist

2014-10-21 09:09

A McLaren 650S was reportedly stolen in a truck hijacking at the Durban Harbour on Monday. The sports car was bound for the Daytona Group showroom in Sandton.

Boy (4) killed in hijacking dominates newspaper front pages

Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath takes you through today's newspaper front pages. Most newspapers carry headlines on the two boys who were kidnapped in two separate hijacking incidents in Johannesburg. While one boy (6) was found unharmed, the other (4) was killed after being dragged behind the vehicle.

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Nun, 82, killed in horror ECape hijacking

2014-06-17 10:53

Eastern Cape police discovered the body of a hijacked and kidnapped 82-year-old nun in Nangeni.

Second hijacker shot by target

2013-08-22 08:53

A man was shot on Tuesday by the driver of a car he tried to hijack near Wemmer Pan in central Johannesburg - the second such "fight back" road incident this week.

DA police expert's son carjacked

2012-10-04 07:41

The son of Democratic Alliance police spokeswoman Dianne Kohler Barnard has been carjacked in Durban.

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