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Walk To Live

Posted on: December 30th, 2019

Know the traffic laws, signs and signals.

 

WHILE WALKING

  • Hold the hand of young children
  • Use designated walkways
  • Walk facing traffic
  • Do no congregate in groups on the main road
  • Put away mobile phones and headphones
  • Stay alert and look out for hazards

CROSS SAFELY

  • Look right, look left, and then look right again
  • Stay on the pavement until there is no traffic coming
  • Always use the pedestrian crossings and traffic lights
  • Try to make eye contact with drivers
  • Never cross behind vehicles

AT NIGHT

  • Wear white, bright, reflective or fluorescent clothes
  • Carry a torchlight

DID YOU KNOW?:

If a vehicle travelling over 50 – 60 kph hits you, there is a 50% chance that you will die.

If a vehicle is travelling over 80 kph, there is a 100% chance that you will die.

 

DRIVERS: Respect pedestrians and cyclists. They have a right to our roadways too.

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