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.

 

 

Traffic precaution

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.

Use pavements

Make sure you use the pavement or if there

is no pavement, walk near the edge of the

road facing oncoming traffic.

 

 

Crossing roads

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.

 

 

Use footpath

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.

 

 

Wear shoes

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.

 

 

Use mirrors

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.

 

 

 

Left first

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

front seat

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.

 

 

Traffic precaution

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.

 

 

While reversing

While reversing, always assume the possibility

of children being present behind your vehicle.