Monday, 6 August 2012

Road Safety (traffic)

  1. Don't use your mobile phone whilst driving

  2. Belt up in the back

  3. Don't drink and drive

  4. Always adhere to speed limits

  5. Take special care about children, senior citizens and pedestrians.

  6. Don't drive if tired.

  7. Pedestrians should walk cautiously.

  8. Always observe and anticipate other road users.

  9. Keep your distances.

  10. Always wear helmets and seat belts


  1. Wear a cycle helmet and appropriate clothes.

  2. Use the cycle lane, where ever provided. Ride on the left of the road, with other traffic.

  3. Obey stop signs and traffic lights, like the rest of the traffic.

  4. Give signals with one hand while riding. Never ride with just one hand on the handle bar except when giving a signal.

  5. Keep both feet on the pedals.

  6. Look back over your shoulders and take a right turn comfortably, give way to the traffic coming from behind.

  7. Never follow any vehicle closely. Maintain safe distance.

  8. Avoid big and busy roads with fast moving traffic.

  9. Do not enter a street where you see the "No Entry" sign.

  10. Stop before you enter moving traffic from a driveway, a parking lot, a minor road, or from behind a parked car or bus. Go ahead only when the way is clear.

  11. If you are passing a stopped car be careful, a door may suddenly open.

  12. Never stop your cycle on a pedestrian crossing. Never ride your cycle on a footpath.

  13. Never try to overtake- if you must, do it only if the driver of the vehicle in your front has permitted or signaled you to overtake. Never try to overtake a vehicle, which is in the process of taking a turn.

  14. Under no circumstances should you ride on the wrong side of the road or cross the road abruptly.

  15. Never stop suddenly without showing a signal. Watchfully move towards the left while slowing down, but signal your intentions to the traffic following you.


  • Hug your kids at home, but belt them in the car!
  • The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it.
  • If you know you are driving to your death –would you still drive so fast?
  • The best drivers are aware that they must be beware
  • Normal speed meets every need.
  • “You can’t get ‘home,’ unless you’re ‘safe.’”
  • 6″ of a bruise is better than 6′ under – Buckle up!
  • Alert today – Alive tomorrow.
  • Safety is not automatic, think about it.
  • Leave sooner, drive slower, live longer.
  • Anyone driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac.
  • Night doubles traffic troubles.
  • Stop accidents before they stop you.
  • Slow down! Your family will be waiting for you.
  • CAUTION – I Brake For Stop Signs!
  • Anyone driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac.
  • If you drink and drive you’re a bloody idiot
  • Drive as if every child on the street were you own.
  • Road sense is the offspring of courtesy and the parent of safety
  • booze it and lose it
  • look every way every day
  • The light was yellow Officer
  • When you have an accident, who cries the most? Your family, your friends or you?
  • Feel the curves but don’t hug them
  • “Mummy, please don’t end my life before it begins” – Never use mobile phone while driving

----- -The Institute of Road Traffic Education Society for Accident Free Environment (SAFE) Secunderabad -Safety Training India Pvt. Ltd. (STIL)


workshop -Road Safety Management 04 – 06 September, 2012 - in hyderabad ESCI.