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Hard-hitting SA ad, driver tries to flee N1 crash... 7 car clips you shouldn't miss

2017-08-20 09:05

From a driver attempting to flee the scene of a crash in Gauteng to TV veteran broadcasting veteran Riaan Cruywagen performing the #AMGgrowl... here are 8 motoring videos you shouldn't miss.

Joburg couple's quick-thinking saves them from hijacking

2017-08-14 13:46

A woman and her husband's quick-thinking action prevented them from becoming hijack victims in Midrand, Gauteng this weekend.

How to deal with vehicle crime in SA: Hijackings, remote-jamming and more...

2017-07-13 13:32

Vehicle-related crime is a grim reality of motoring in South Africa. We look at ways motorists can prevent hijacking, remote-jamming and more.

'If you drive a Range Rover, you're in danger' - Police Minister Mbalula

2017-06-01 09:33

South Africa's Police Minister Mbalula Fikile warns that local Range Rover owners could be 'in danger of being hijacked'.

Avoiding hijackers, baking hacks, and baby names: 7 lifestyle stories you shouldn't miss

2017-05-20 07:00

An observant Porsche driver manages to thwart hijackers in his driverway; we list some baking hacks and beautiful baby names. Check out some of the best lifestyle stories this week.

'1 car hijacked every 32 minutes' in SA

2017-05-17 09:40

'Criminals study daily routines and use this known fact that we as South Africans have become complacent,' says Pro-Active SA's Ryno Schutte.

Hijacking in SA: 76.5% of motorists 'solve' incidents themselves

2017-03-14 08:20

More than 1400 vehicles are hijacked each month in SA but some motorists are handling these road crimes without the police, says Pro-Active South Africa’s Ryno Schutte.

'We were hijacked and taken hostage'

2017-02-22 09:15

'How can the goal of SAPS be to bring down crime when they're not taking the necessary measures to put criminals behind bars?' writes reader Theo Mbadalinga, a victim of hijacking.

Naked 'hijack doll' in road - real version in SA?

2017-02-14 12:07

Road safety group Arrive Alive tweeted an image of a naked woman attempting to distract a truck driver on the N17 in Gauteng as part of a new hijacking tactic.

Driveway hijacking in Gauteng: Here's how you can protect yourself

2017-02-06 12:48

Another Gauteng family fell victim to hijackers in their driveway. Wheels24 readers share their advice and hijacking stories...

 
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WATCH: JHB driver outsmarts would-be hijackers with impressive defensive driving

A Johannesburg woman has shared shocking CCTV footage of three men attempting to hijack her and her husband shortly after returning home.

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WATCH: Mercedes-Benz hijacked at Joburg petrol station

2017-07-21 11:49

Hijackings are a daily occurrence in South Africa. Watch as a Mercedes-Benz is hijacked at a petrol station in Roodepoort.

Has your vehicle been stolen? Here's how car thieves operate

2017-07-04 12:51

Car theft is a huge problem in South African but motorists continue to remain victims of the crime with statistics growing year on year. Here's how they do it.

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WATCH: Dramatic chase for suspects in Hannah Cornelius murder, hijacking

A third person was arrested on Sunday for hijacking a car involved in the murder of Stellenbosch University student Hannah Cornelius and an attack on her friend.

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Hijacking: 'We screamed and kicked and got away' - reader

2017-05-19 13:52

Wheels24 reader Natalie Van Dam shares her harrowing tale of escaping hijackers and along with her loved ones, including three small children.

Bloody but unbowed

2017-05-08 08:00

As police on Friday warned of crime hotspots in the Northern areas, a plucky local man described his hijacking ordeal in which his Polo Vivo was taken.

Crime stats: More than 1 400 cars hijacked a month in SA

2017-03-03 15:17

More than 1 400 cars are hijacked in the country every month, according to crime statistics police released.

Naked woman 'may have been involved in another hijacking' - Arrive Alive

2017-02-16 12:42

Remember the 'naked hijacker'? Arrive Alive reveals that she has since been identified and 'worked together with others in an attempt to hijack a truck'.

Hijacker shoots KZN woman after she refuses to hand over car keys

2017-02-11 16:34

A KwaZulu-Natal woman has been shot after she refused to hand over her car keys in an attempted robbery, paramedics say.

Woman nearly carjacked after stopping for 'hijack doll' in road

2017-01-26 07:46

A sheriff's office says a woman narrowly escaped being carjacked after spotting what she thought was a child sitting in the middle of a road. A similar tactic is employed by criminals in SA...

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