Translation of carjacking in Spanish:

carjacking

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːdʒakɪŋ//ˈkɑrˌdʒækɪŋ/

noun

  • 1

    • The threat of carjackings and kidnappings keeps people locked inside their houses.
    • Police say more people are becoming victims of carjackings because thieves cannot bypass sophisticated security systems on modern vehicles.
    • The officer expressed concern that the situation could worsen overnight after three shootings, looting and a number of attempted carjackings during the afternoon.
    • The three killers were part of a loose-knit gang behind a major crimewave of carjackings and thefts that began around October last year.
    • As Bradsher himself notes, the advent of theft-proof auto locks spurred a rise in carjackings.
    • The Government yesterday came under pressure to take action on street crime following a spate of carjackings and record levels of mobile phone thefts.
    • A crackdown on criminal syndicates in the past few years has made it safer than it was, though anyone you meet will rattle off a few hair-raising tales of carjackings and robberies.
    • Locals are already aware through the press there have been happenings that have unnerved people, such as carjackings.
    • Car crime is soaring, from staged accidents to carjackings, and it is drivers who will have to pay the price through higher motor premiums, the insurance industry warned last week.
    • In particular, they were seeking offenders behind 18 carjackings and similar crimes in the district so far this year.
    • Recall that one reason carjackings have become popular is that it is much harder for criminals to steal unattended cars that have more technologically advanced anti-theft features.
    • You don't wait for the light simply because there are carjackings.
    • In London alone there were 664 reported carjackings in 2004, although police say the figure may be higher as carjacking is not usually recorded as a separate offence and is often treated as robbery.
    • Armed robbery and carjackings are increasingly common in the capital, fuelled by rising poverty and the increasing availability of small arms.
    • Because of high levels of crime in Gauteng, particularly violent crimes such as assaults, carjackings, and murder, the Gauteng Cabinet was particularly interested in using police resources effectively.
    • The only people that should have the luxury to enjoy simulating murders, carjackings, and the killings of police officers are kids.
    • Reports of carjackings, assaults and forced evictions grew today, adding to an impression that recent improvements in security were evaporating.
    • Many carjackings and kidnappings take place at traffic lights, where cars are forced to stop.
    • If there are about 40 actual carjackings involving violence in London a year, and 2.3million cars, this makes a 0.002 percent chance of a car getting carjacked.
    • Robbery, which also includes carjackings, across the division has been reduced by more than 50 per cent.

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