Follow-me-home types of robberies are an ongoing concern. Please keep the following top of mind when approaching your destination:
Five minutes from home:

  • Transform into an alert state and become aware of your surroundings
  • Get off your cell phone
  • Turn down car radio/music
  • Open the front drivers and passenger window to about 3cm from the top
  • Start listening to all external sounds and be alert to any abnormal noises
  • Use all three mirrors – left-hand side mirror, right-hand side mirror and rear-view mirror
  • Become alert to what vehicles or people are around your vehicle
  • Ask any kids to quieten and calm down
  • Request any adult passengers to assist with observation
  • Slow down
  • Keep the vehicle in the direction of the road, parallel to the point of entry

Be alert to the following:

  • Suspicious people
  • Suspicious vehicles
  • Suspicious activity
  • Suspicious objects

Indicators not to enter your place of entry:

  • Unknown people loitering around
  • Unknown vehicle/s parked in the road
  • Security officer does not give the all clear signal
  • Unusual activity – emergency vehicles, responders etc.

24/7 Security Services – info@24-7security.co.za / 011 444 2237

Emergency Numbers  

JHB011 444 2237
KZN0861 247 732
PTA012 451 8600

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