Imagine living in a First world country and being given this advice! I can only shake my head in even more amazement. Thanks to those PC jerks who thought SA would be a miracle country after '94....
Actually it is a miracle to make it home safe, sleep through the night without being robbed, having a braai without being attacked and killed, etc; etc; Have a look at the comments underneath.
Drivers should take cautionary steps to reduce the risk of hijackings, which rose more than four percent last year, according to crime statistics.
The advice below, from the security organisation Chubb, follows the release of data showing that Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal accounted for 75 percent of all reported hijackings.
The police stations that recorded the most cases were Booysens, Sandton and Mondeor in Johannesburg; and Pinetown, Umlazi, and Phoenix in Durban.
The most common types of hijackings occur when vehicles are parked, or moving slowly, and another driver deliberately bumps the car to provoke the driver into getting out.
Here are some things to remember if you find yourself in this potentially dangerous situation: