The industry has seen a marked increase in truck hijackings over the past year. Ron Knott-Craig, executive operations director at Tracker, says strides against criminals can be made but what is needed is to develop a more entrenched culture of collaboration between the private and the public sector, the media and members of the public.
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Truck fleets hard hit in R8.5bn crime problem

A staggering R8.5-billion worth of vehicles are stolen and hijacked in South Africa annually, 30% of which are taken across the border to neighbouring countries where syndicates are making huge profits and South Africans are footing the bill. In a

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