The Koegelenberg Sergeants, Francois and Shiela, are not only partners in marriage but they are formidable police partners. They recently had a split second to defuse an armed robbery. This heroic instance occurred on Wednesday 2014-05-21 at approximately 15:00 at the busy Metro Chain store in Town Two, Khayelitsha. They were patrolling the area when…Details
The incidents of theft out of motor vehicles are staggering with a disturbing increase in cases recently in Bloemfontein as thieves are striking at parking lots in various shopping malls around the City. According to situational analysis it is revealed that most of the incidents are due to negligence and sheer carelessness of some motorists.…Details
Theft of cars at vehicle dealerships and panel beaters has recently emerged as a growing trend in the industry. Standard Bank has urged its customers to remain vigilant and to guard against falling victim to this crime. Johan van Greuning, Head of Standard Insurance Limited, warns that a well-organised syndicate is using customer and vehicle…Details
Members from Elsburg SAPS responded swiftly when a complaint was received regarding alleged theft at a company in Moore Street, Wadeville. According to information received, it was alleged that a truck was found to be inside the business premises busy loading three (3) forklifts. Upon arrival, members searched the business premises for possible suspects. The…Details
A regular visitor to the Arrive Alive website shared the above video revealing the mayhem on the roads of India! This also provides some insights as to why road crashes are such a threat to commuters in India!
We can only imagine how expensive it must be to acquire car insurance in India!
The inaugural 4×4 Night Experience off-road event will take place on Saturday the 7th June 2014 at the Hennops Off Road Trail starting at 17h00. The title sponsor is Weekend Warrior, encompassing HDP shocks, Vision X LED lights, Warn winches, and Hi-Lift jacks, all Control Instruments-Automotive brands. Weekend Warrior is an initiative launched by Control…Details
~ TomTom satnavs evolve to help drivers get there faster ~ Johannesburg, May 14, 2014 – 10 years ago TomTom launched its very first satnav, the TomTom GO. Since then, 75 million navigation devices have been sold in 35 countries, helping 13 million couples avoid navigation arguments in the car. The TomTom GO has…Details
Sydenham police and Durban K9 members arrested four men aged between 20 and 25 for housebreaking, possession of suspected stolen property, possession of ammunition and car hijacking. Today, 5 May 2014, police received a complaint of housebreaking in progress at Jacaranda Avenue in Isipingo Hills. When police attended, suspects sped off in their getaway vehicle…Details
South Africans looking to buy new cars may soon be faced with escalating vehicle prices and additional interest rate increases – a double blow that could see many looking to the pre-owned car market in the near future, says Standard Bank. But, says Glenn Stead, Head of Products for Vehicle and Asset Finance at Standard…Details
Suspect arrested for perjury after claiming that he was hijacked and robbed of his vehicle by police officers
Hillcrest police arrested a 20-year-old man for defeating the ends of justice and perjury. It is alleged that on 23 April 2014, he made a false statement under oath after claiming that he was hijacked and robbed of his vehicle by police officers. The suspect claimed that he was driving with his friend along Kassier…Details