Two suspects nabbed with illegal firearms and hijacked vehicle in Tongaat

On 15 March 2014 at about 10:00 Tongaat police were doing their normal patrol duties when they spotted a suspicious looking motor vehicle in Watson Street, Tongaat. Police proceeded to the vehicle where two occupants alighted from the vehicle and fled on foot. Police ran after them and they were caught. Police arrested two men…

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Three from suspected syndicate arrested for hijacking on Soweto

Three men were arrested on Friday for alleged hijacking and possession of stolen property worth about R120 000 in Zola, Soweto, Gauteng police said. The men, aged 30, 31, and 27, were arrested around 02:20, Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said. They allegedly hijacked a Toyota Quantum minibus in Booysens on Thursday, which was recovered on…

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54-Year-old man charged for perjury after opening a false carjacking case in Phoenix

Phoenix SAPS Trio Crime Detectives arrested and charged a 54-year-old Mzondi Mgwira for perjury after he made a false statement under oath. The suspect opened a false carjacking case in Phoenix SAPS on 20 February 2014 at approximately 15:00. In his statement, he claimed that whilst driving his truck along Phoenix Highway near Industrial Park,…

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Dashboard camera captures vehicle without lights skipping a stop street

The recklessness on our roads continues as do the many fatal and debilitating road crashes at our intersections! As long as this lawlessness continues we will struggle to reduce crashes on our roads! A regular visitor and friend of the Arrive Alive road safety website has shared a video this morning of a white bakkie…

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What are the Rules of the Road on Lane Splitting by bikers/ motorcyclists in South Africa?

Question: I would like to know if lane splitting at 100km/h+ on a free moving highway is legal or not? Specifically referring to swerving between cars to overtake them? If an accident happens where the bike struck the car on one of the rear panels when the car was changing lanes, who is at fault?…

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Ctrack launches integrated solutions for national tolling including e-toll

THE Gauteng e-toll roll-out has triggered a mountain of billing problems that threaten to have placed further financial strain to the already overstretched businesses and motorists. Ctrack – vehicle tracking and fleet management Solutions Company has the complete national toll management solution that enables toll costs to be verified before being paid. The Ctrack solution allows…

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Hijacked truck with live stock intercepted, one suspect arrested in Nelspruit

Yesterday, 05 March 2014, at approximately 17:00, the police at Lebombo Port of Entry intercepted a truck worth R1.4 million consigned to Mozambique at SARS Commercial area near Komatipoort. This recovery emanated when the driver was doing paper work at the commercial area preparing to cross to Mozambique. While he was still busy, police received…

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