Crime rates in South Africa are expected to continue their upward climb as economic and social conditions deteriorate – a trend that is already being evidenced in the sharp climb in truck and car hijackings.
Tips to avoid a potential vehicle crime situations:
*Make sure your vehicle is locked – Maak seker u voertuig is gesluit – Imoto engatixwanga.
*Windows not closed – Vensterruite oop gevind – Ufestile ezingavalwanga
*Items left in vehicle and clearly visible – Items opsigtelik in motor gelaat – Izinto ezishiywe zivelile kwimoto
*All old model vehicles is a target for theft of motovehicle – Alle ou model voertuie is ‘n teken vir diefstal van motorvoertuig – Iimoto zakudala zingamaxhoba okubiwa
YOU MAY BE THE NEXT VICTIM – U IS DALK DIE VOLGENDE SLAGOFFER
In South Africa, hijacking is a crime of preference, which has evolved into a fine art, often performed in the wink of an eye.
It’s a situation none of us would want to face, but it is important to do everything in our power to secure not only our valuables but also our lifes and those of our loved ones.
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