The tricks being used by carjackers in West Midlands
company is not to get out of your vehicle if you get a prang.”
At the time a West Midlands Police spokesman said: “The general guidance we would give to any car driver is to be wary, not to leave things visible in your car and to make sure everything is locked.
“If you are involved in an accident, you should swap insurance details, but if you become suspicious then remain in the car and be on your guard.”
Another technique used by carjackers is known as ‘The Mechanical Issue Trap.’
will drive behind the vehicle and flash lights at victims from behind.
This is an attempt for the unsuspecting driver to pull over, thinking there must be something wrong with the vehicle and to check it.
When they do pull over the carjackers attack.