Here's where - and when - your car is most likely to be stolen or hijacked

2020-01-28 13:12

Tracker said in December there has been an 18% overall decline in the number of car thefts and hijackings reported countrywide.

WATCH: Man attempts to hijack speeding truck

A video has emerged of an attempted hijacking of a moving truck just before the Grayston Drive onramp in Johannesburg. Watch.

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Hijacking threats in SA: Here's how you can protect yourself

2017-12-13 08:42

'A car is replaceable but a life isn’t,' says MasterDrive SA as it highlights ways motorists can be aware of hijacking threats during the holiday season.

Hjiackings, #TaxiStrike... 10 SA motoring stories you shouldn't miss

2017-08-18 13:57

It has been an eventful few days in the automotive world, as we bring to you the top 10 motoring stories.

Robbed in seconds: Car-jammers in SA

2017-06-14 08:28

Criminals targeting motorists with car remote-jamming devices continue to be a prevalent in SA. We list ways to guard against remote-jamming.

WATCH: Here's how you can avoid a hijacking situation

2017-05-19 06:30

Being observant of movements in and around your surroundings, especially when on way home, could save you and your family from falling prey to hijackers.

WATCH: Bag-stealing biker gets hit by instant Karma

2017-03-30 09:17

A Motorcyclist takes advantage of a distracted female driver at a petrol station and attempts to make off with her belongings. Watch as this thief is hit by instant Karma.

SA Victims of Crime survey: How hijackers, car thieves operate

2017-02-17 09:31

A survey of around 30 000 South Africans provides details of how thieves break into cars, steal vehicles and what time they hit their victims, reports Stats SA.

Hijacking hotspots: Most targeted cars, bakkies in SA

2017-02-13 08:30

Crime stats reveal which vehicles are most targeted by criminals in South Africa. Your car or bakkie could be on the hit-list...

Alert driver shoots back at hijackers: 13 life-saving tips

2017-01-31 09:37

Watch as a potential victim turns the tables on hijackers by fighting back.


Four-week-old baby and mom reunited after hijacking ordeal

2018-07-20 18:27

Little Eliza O’Neill was strapped into her car seat in the back of her mom’s Audi when the vehicle was stolen in Birmingham, England.

Best of 2017: Top 10 motoring stories of the year

2017-12-30 08:12

With the year 2018 right on our doorstep, we recap some of the most informative, controversial and emotional motoring stories of 2017.

MY STORY- He raped me in front of my colleagues

2017-08-24 13:02

A hitch-hike with colleagues ended up being Boniswa's * worst day ever

WATCH: High-speed hijacker pursuit in Joburg

2017-08-15 10:55

Dashcam footage shows a private security company chase perpetrators who allegedly hijacked a vehicle in Yeoville, Johannesburg.

This week's top 10 motoring stories

2017-05-19 13:10

It has largely been an informative week in the world of motoring, as Wheels24 reported on many exciting, and some shocking stories over the last seven days.

WATCH: Quick-thinking Porsche driver outwits armed hijacker

2017-05-14 11:52

CCTV footage outside a house in Houghton, Johannesburg captures the moment a Porsche driver manages to thwart hijackers in broad daylight.

More than 1400 cars hijacked every month - SAPS crime stats

2017-03-03 15:04

More than 1400 vehicles are hijacked each month in South Africa, according to South African Police Service crime statistics.

Victim of smash & grab in SA? 13 ways to protect yourself

2017-02-15 07:49

The AA has warned motorists to be vigilant while driving, and to ensure they take 'responsibility for their own, and their passengers’ safety'.

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...

Woman fights off phone thief, bystander steals her car!

2017-01-27 15:37

A woman managed to beat a criminal attempting to steal her phone only to have a car stolen by an opportunistic thief.

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