ROAD SAFETY

Drive With Patience, Care And Courtesy

  • Be a good driver and not a fast one.

  • A good driver drives on his engine, not on his brakes.

  • Avoid distractions while driving. Don’t try to ‘sight-eye’ while you are behind the wheel. Always remain alert. Avoid talking while driving.

  • Keep your eyes open for the unexpected. Make sure that you always have an escape-route-some place to go to in case of an emergency.

  • Keep a safe distance from other vehicles.

  • Keep well to the left unless you are about to overtake or turn to the right.

  • Pass other vehicles with extreme care. Check frequently behind you through the rear view mirror.

  • Be careful while passing stationary vehicles for pedestrians may suddenly appear from behind them.

  • Go slow while passing children, old people, handicapped persons and animals.

  • Look out for pedestrian crossings, and for people who are mounting or dismounting from other vehicles. Slow down or stop near pedestrian crossings and give way to the pedestrians.

  • Do not drive in a spirit of competition. The more haste, the less safety.

  • Do not exceed the speed limit.

  • Do not exceed the permissible weight limit.

  • Do not be over-confident while driving. It can lead to taking undue risks on the road.

  • Observe ‘one way streets’.

  • Use caution when crossing road junctions and give way to faster moving vehicle.

  • Refrain from stopping suddenly except in an unavoidable emergency.

  • Before stopping the vehicle, take the proper side by giving the proper signal to other vehicles. When you stop, park the vehicle on your left hand side, stop the vehicle engine before leaving the vehicle and switch off your head lights at night but leave your side and tail lights on.

  • Before opening the door, make sure that you will not endanger or cause inconvenience to any one on the road or pavements.

  • Park your vehicle only at places where parking is allowed. Before leaving, ensure that you have taken out the keys and that no valuable property is left in the vehicle. Lock the vehicle properly.

  • Park the vehicle in such a way that it cannot move on its own, causing an accident. Take extra care if the vehicle is parked on slopes. Use hand brakes etc. to keep the vehicle stationary.

  • Do not overtake a vehicle traveling in the same direction if it is likely to cause inconvenience and danger to other traffic, and if there are obstructions of any kind that renders the road ahead not clearly visible.

  • Do not let your passengers or your luggage obstruct your view.

  • Slow down your vehicle and take care of speed while driving in foggy weather conditions.

  • Look out for pedestrians crossing the road.

 

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