Drive with low beam
Drive with low beam to be able to see and be
visible to other drivers.
Reduce your speed
Reduce your speed to avoid crashing into stationary
vehicles. Fog creates the illusion of slow motion when
you may actually be speeding.
Listen for traffic you cannot see
Listen for traffic you cannot see.
Avoid playing loud music and open your windows
slightly to keep alert.
Follow painted lane markings as a guide in case
of zero-visibility and watch out for stationary vehicles.
Never stop in the middle of the road
Never stop in the middle of the road. If your car stalls,
switch on your blinkers and move to the side of the road
Using indicator before turning
Give at least ten seconds with the indicator on before
making any turn to give drivers following you time to
slow down due to slippery condition of road.
Keep windows clear
Keep windows clear by using defroster and windscreen
wiper in foggy conditions.
Do not overtake
Be patient¬. Do not overtake vehicles or pass lines of traffic.
Make sure you use the pavement or if there
is no pavement, walk near the edge of the
road facing oncoming traffic.
Always use pedestrian crossings such as
overhead bridges, zebra crossings, subways,
and pay attention to traffic signal lights.
Don’t use headphones
Avoid using headphones or cell phone while
crossing the road as it causes distraction.
Boarding a bus
Make sure you wait for the bus to halt completely
while boarding or alighting from it.
Crossing in front of vehicles
Avoid crossing roads in front of a stationary
vehicle or in between stationary vehicles.
Don’t cross at road bends
Do not cross at road bends as visibility for the
pedestrian and the driver is at its minimal.
Make sure you avoid walking on the main
road and use the footpaths wherever possible.
Increase your visibility
Wear light-coloured clothes or reflective
accessories while walking at night increasing
the visibility for all road users.
Don’t drink and walk on the road
Do not walk on the road while under the
influence of alcohol and drugs.
Use a helmet
Use good quality helmets-preferably light
coloured with reflector strips.
Use daytime running lights
Use daytime running lights or DRL in the daytime to
improve visibility and use low beam at night to
avoid blinding oncoming traffic.
Use side view mirrors
Use side view mirror to remain alert of traffic
approaching from the rear.
Do not follow a vehicle too close
Make sure you do not follow a vehicle too
close in order to avoid collision; use the 3 second rule.
Do not drink and ride
Do not drink and drive.
Keep out of a car or vehicles blind spot
Keep out of a vehicle’s blind spot
Use strobe lights
Use strobe lights to remain visible.
Always wear shoes to avoid serious injury in
case of imbalance or fall.
Riding near cars
Avoid riding within two metres of the rear of the
motor vehicle to avoid collision and
give hand signals in order to turn right, left or stop.
Don’t hold on to vehicles
Avoid holding onto another moving vehicle
as sudden braking can injure you.
Equip your bicycle
Equip bicycle with lights and with front, rear,
and wheel reflectors to increase your
visibility, especially during dusk and dawn.
Use the bell
Frequently use the bell while riding in fog or
in the dark to warn other motorists of your presence.
Always use side view mirrors to keep
stock of vehicles approaching you from the rear.
Cross on foot
Cross red-lights and railway level crossings on foot to
stay better prepared for any oncoming traffic.
Increase your visibility
Wear bright clothing and reflective
gear (especially during dusk and dawn)
to increase your visibility.
While stopping, place left foot on the ground and
alight from the left side of the road.
Keep your hands free
Do not carry things or occupy your hands while cycling.
Give hand signals
Give hand signals in order to turn right or left and stop.
Riding with a child
Protect your child with child helmets
on two wheelers.
Do not allow children to sit in the
Children under the age of 12 years should not be
allowed to sit in the front seat to prevent them from
hitting the dashboard upon braking.
Baby on board sign
Use signs like ‘Child on Board’ while travelling
with a child in your vehicle.
Children should not be allowed to mix with
traffic without the company of an adult.
Hold your child’s hand while crossing
While crossing the road and near traffic, hold your
child’s hand to provide assistance.
Do not leave the car on
Do not leave the car motor running while the
child is in the car.
Keep a look out
Always lookout for children and
the elderly on the road.
Make children only play in parks
Encourage children to play only in parks or
fenced areas rather than on roads to
avoid serious injuries.