Traffic Alerts

DO'S & DON'TS

  • Use Footpath for Walking
  •  Avoid Footpath Parking
  •  Look Both Sides before Crossing the Road
  •  Cross the Road through Zebra Crossing
  •  Mount and Dismount Bus while Stationary
  •  Always Keep Left While Driving
  •  Avoid Over Taking through Left Side
  •  Avoid Foot Board Travelling.

PLEASE REMEMBER

  •  To Carry Driving License
  •  To Keep Photocopy of The Vehicle Records
  •  To drive Only Vehicles Below 50 cc & without Gear if You Are Above 16 And Below 18.
  •  To Avoid Disqualification Of Driving License Do Not Drive After Drinks.
  •  We Respect Those Who Respect Traffic Laws.

LOOK AHEAD

  •  Looking ahead helps you plan well in advance so as you can act in time to come out from hazardous situations.
  •  Pay attention to road signs/marking. Scan the environment and keep yourself ready for any eventuality.

BE READY FOR THE UNEXPECTED

  •  Train yourself to expect the unexpected by thinking ahead and anticipating future course of events.
  •  You must be able to anticipate the behavior of other road users and keep yourself ready to deal with the anticipated event.

BE IN COMMAND

  •  Your safety largely lies in your hand. Your vehicle should be well in your command to face any situation.
  •  It is especially more important to stay in control on difficult roads and mixed traffic situations. You should be able to stop or change the path comfortably.

WEAR THE HELMET BECAUSE

  •  Only 24% of helmeted drivers recorded head injuries compared to 56% drivers without helmets.
  • Only 14% of head injuries resulted in neurological deficiency, for drivers with helmet, whereas it was 33% in the case of without helmets.
  •  During head impacts the neck of helmeted drivers suffer lower force and torque than those without.
  •  Dynamic impact on head is reduced by 50% with the use of helmets.

THINK OVER THESE BEFORE DRIVING

  • Drinking and driving is an offence
  • Do not overtake at junctions
  • Pedestrians have the right to cross the road at the zebra crossing
  • Being impatient on the road makes you a patient at home.
  • Speed thrills but kills

ASK YOURSELF

  • 1. When approaching uncontrolled junctions
  • Can other drivers see me?
  •  Am I approaching from a minor road to a major road?
  • Do I have an escape route?
  • 2. When approaching controlled/signalised junctions
  • Is green light about to change?
  • Do I have time to stop?
  • Can the vehicle behind me stop?
  • 3. When approaching a bend/turning
  • How sharp it?
  • Is sight distance enough?
  • Is my speed right?
  • When trying to overtake
  • Is the vehicle in front of you about to turn right?
  • Is there enough sight distance?
  • Is there any vehicle on right approaching quite fast?
  • 4. When being overtaken
  • Am I unhappy being overtaken?
  • Am I giving signal for overtaking or not overtaking?
  • Are there more vehicles than one about to overtake?
  • 5. When passing parked vehicles
  • Will the door of the parked vehicle suddenly open?
  • Will some pedestrian rush out from behind the vehicle?
  • Will a parked vehicle suddenly pull out?
  • 6. About your positioning
  • Can I see and be seen?
  • Is traffic restricting my course of action?
  • Is there enough space to stop?

THE FASTER YOU GO, THE LESS TIME YOU HAVE TO REACT TO SITUATIONS
At higher speed, a driver has less time to react to potentially hazardous situations. The stopping distance for a vehicle travelling at 80 km per hour is 76 meters. At 100 km per hour it is 112 meters. It takes a longer distance to stop a fast moving vehicle than most people think. So please take note of the information given in the chart below.

  • About your speed
  • Can I stop in time if the vehicle in front brakes suddenly?
  • Is my speed correct for the road and type of traffic?
  •  Am I in right gear?
  • About the road and environment
  •  Is the road wet, greasy or uneven?
  • Are there roadside encroachments and parking?
  • Is it going to rain?

TRAFFIC TIPS FOR SAFE DRIVING

  • Speed Thrills But Kills
  • Safety First Speed Next
  • Reckless Driving is Dangerous
  • Reduce Speed - Avoid Accidents
  • Slow and Steady Wins the Race
  • Better Be Late than 'The Late'
  •  Lane Driving Makes You Disciplined
  • Drunken Driving is Dangerous.
  • Test Your Knowledge on Traffic Safety

Some more Traffic Tips.

  • Some more Traffic Tips
  • Do you prefer a helmet? Or a "Hell" met?
  • Start early reach safely
  • Drunkenness ruin good driving.
  • Help others in need - some day you too may need help
  • Drinking and driving never mix.
  • When you drive remember you are responsible for others life.
  • Follow traffic rules you will never feel sorry.
  • Traffic warden - your partner - to safe driving
  • Avoid using mobile telephones while driving
  • Stop line is "Lakshmon Rekha" - don't cross it on red light.
  • Never jump over the railing.
  • Always keep safe distance while driving.
  • Avoid a crossing between parked vehicles.
  • Safe Driving saves lives.
  • A speeding vehicle driver needs no VISA for death.
  • Music while driving may end the music of one's life.
  • Speeding on roads - for what? For death?
  • Roads are not play grounds - Children beware.
  • Lane driving is safe driving.
  • Rash driving leads to death
  • Save our citizen from pollution - keep PUC.
  • Use horns to the minimum.