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Old 11-29-2013, 10:57 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Sensible precautions prevent most crimes, but obviously not all of them.
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Old 11-29-2013, 11:48 PM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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If it seems like the person is willing to end your life for your car than i would just get out of there and let him take it (just remember to not leave your phone and wallet in the car) and call the cops and just hope that they catch him soon.

A good reason why you should memorize your license plate number.
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Old 11-30-2013, 07:24 AM
 
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I live in a sensible state where I can (and do) keep a loaded pistol within arms reach in my car, so if menaced and fearing a threat to my life, I'll use it.

But in all honesty situational awareness and locked doors will give you an advantage.
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Old 11-30-2013, 10:58 AM
 
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Old 11-30-2013, 02:30 PM
 
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Is carjacking an african specifity ?
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Old 12-01-2013, 03:15 AM
 
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Is carjacking an african specifity ?
Well you decide.

South Africa: Surveillance footage showing carjackers pouncing on victims - YouTube

I don't think merely locking the doors would have deterred these armed thugs, do you?
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Old 12-02-2013, 05:30 PM
 
Location: Geneva, IL
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1) If you get pulled out of the car, do not put up a fight. Run. Fast.

2) If you are in the car with the carjackers get out of the car any which way you can. Your life expectancy plummets the longer you remain in the car.

3) At night or in remote areas never stop at red traffic lights. Slow down, and proceed safely.

4) Never stop for "accidents" etc.
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Old 12-03-2013, 07:17 PM
 
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Your car is not worth dying for, is the main thing you should know.

People have been killed for a lot less.
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