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TAKE NOTE: Top Hijacking Spots in Joburg

TAKE NOTE: Top Hijacking Spots in Joburg

by December 6, 2017 News, Security

Breaking news: vehicle tracking app, Pro-Active South Africa, has published a series of maps showing the worst hijacking spots and crime hotspots in Joburg. See below for the areas you need to avoid where possible, and where you should remain vigilant.

Do remember that those not paying attention are the most likely to be targeted – stay off your phones, keep an eye on all mirrors, and try to keep enough space between you and the car in front of you in case you need a quick getaway.

Johannesburg Roads

  • Pretoria Road , CR Swart
  • Elgin Road and Pretoria Road, Johannesburg
  • Linksfield Road, N3
  • Booysens Road, M1
  • Nelson Mandela Bridge
  • Wolmarans road, Johannesburg
  • Saratoga road, Johannesburg
  • Abel road, Johannesburg
  • Houghton Drive, M1
  • Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg
  • Krause Street, Pageview
  • Heidelberg Road, Johannesburg
  • Kyalami Drive, Johannesburg
  • Beyers Naude road and N1
  • Sunninghill, N1, Rivonia
  • Midrand, Clayville
  • Grayston, Rivonia, 11th Street.
  • Empire Road, Johannesburg
  • Jan Smuts Avenue, William Nicol Drive, Hyde Park
  • Witkoppen Road
  • Bramley, Johannesburg
  • Yeoville, Johannesburg
  • Norwood, Johannesburg
  • Sandringham, Johannesburg
  • 11th avenue and 7th Avenue, Johannesburg
  • Hillbrow Precinct, Upper Houghton, Killarney
  • Saxonworld, Parkwood
  • Christiaan de Wet and Wilgerood road
  • Louis Botha Avenue, M11, Hillbrow, Alexandra
  • Riviera Road and M1
  • 11th Avenue, Fairland
  • 1st Avenue and Pretoria Main road, johannesburg
  • New road and N1, Midrand
  • William Nichol, N1 highway
  • Nelson Mandela Drive, Johannesburg
  • Outside Eskom’s MegaWatt Park. (Maxwell Drive, Sunninghill)
  • Midrand Road and Cedar Road

Click here if you will be travelling to Durban or Cape Town this Festive Season and wish to identify the relevant hotspots in advance.

We also highly recommend taking two minutes to watch the video below with its excellent tips to help prevent a hijacking or Follow Home Armed Robbery. (We especially like their idea to “Engage Your Coming Home Mode!”)


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One commentcomments

  1. Keep up your good work. It is important and much appreciated.

    Please send me any related news to the area of Fourways, Johannesburg..

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