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  • Wednesday 26 November 2014

    What to do in a hijacking

    Car hijacking has been has been growing at a very great level around the world, such that the car manufacturing companies have been inventing different strategies to deal with this problem but they have not stopped these acts.

    The purpose of this post is to give you an action plan that will help to keep yourself safe and should keep you from being shot. Avoiding car hijack is the best alternative because it keeps you safe rather than parking on high hijack sports which is very dangerous and could lead one into being hijacked and the truth is that avoiding a car hijack is almost impossible because the gangs are also smart .

    What to do in a Hijacking

    • Being hijacked is indeed a difficult situation but try to be calm as soon as possible truly please dont look at the hijackers eyes because that really irritates them as they dont want to be spotted in future. Try not to do sudden moves because the truth is that the hijackers also panick and that is the reason some people get shot in car hijackings.

    • try to  Be calm  and talk them through what they are doing . And important not when you are unbuckling you sitbelt let them know what you doing because they may think that you are trying to reach out for a gun or something which is dangerous  because these people panic as you do.

    •  Beg them to release other occupants like your credit cards , Identity documents and all important documents.

    • Hand over your car keys only if your kids have left the  vehicle , yes it is not easy but some hijackers can be heartless that they will drop your kids in some place but as hard as it can be try to get your kids before they leave dont try to fight them.

    • Hand over you car dont try to fight because a property can be replaced but a life cannot be replaced.

    • Try not to get in any argument or a fight during the peroid unless you are are trained.

                 FINAL WORDS

    Always install an anti-hijack device in your car to prevent your car from being hijacked because this device will switch off the car automatically after alert an alarm and if the alarm is not switched off within a minute , the car will automatically switch off before they get very far with your car. There are probably 95% chances of getting your car back so please install one in your car, it costs around $100-$1000  USD depending on the type of car.

    Sifiso Nkwanyana

    Author & Editor

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