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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.