Most vehicle hijackings take place on a Friday between 11am and 1pm, and there has been a notable increase in hostage taking during hijackings.

These are the findings of vehicle crime statistics for the period July 2018 to June 2019 released by Tracker. The statistics, from the company’s 1.1-million installed vehicle base, cover vehicle theft and hijacking, and provide insight into the time of day and day of the week when vehicle crime is most likely to occur in SA.

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