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1. Your ability to drive safely is impaired by even a small amount of alcohol.
2. Alcohol will reduce your driving ability by:
• giving you a false sense of self-confidence.
• reducing your coordination.
• slowing down your reactions.
• impairing your judgement.
3. Never get into a car if you know or suspect the driver has been drinking alcohol.
- Drugs impair your ability to drive by slowing coordination and judgment, increasing reaction time or making you aggressive and reckless.
- Some drugs reduce your central nervous system activity, others cause drowsiness or increase stress.
- Never get into a car if you know or suspect the driver is under the influence of drugs.
Advices to Children:
Read and obey the signals.
Always use a pedestrian crossing, when available.
Listen for noise of oncoming traffic!
Use the seat belt!
Walk on the pavement!
Cross in a bend or turn.
Cross when you cannot see traffic clearly.
Do not run when crossing, but walk fast.
Advices to Motorcyclists:
Motorcyclists represent a high proportion of those seriously injured or killed on the roads.
A helmet protects you only if properly fastened.
You are more vulnerable at junctions.
1. Speed determines the impact of a road collision. Even a slight increase in speed raises the risk of injury.
2. Pedestrians have a 90% chance of surviving after being hit at 30 km/h and less than 50% at 50 km/h or higher.
3. Excessive speed is the main cause of road fatalities. It is up to you to stay alive and save lives.
1. Distraction is a major cause of road injuries and deaths. Talking, browsing and chatting on a phone as well as eating and drinking are main sources of distraction.
2. More than 90% of collisions are due to driver errors, lots of which because of distraction.
3. Most road crashes are preventable by just having road users' full attention on the road.
Advices to Elderly People:
As you get older, you sustain physical and mental changes that may affect your driving skills.
In a road collision you are exposed to increased chance of injuries.
Conduct timely medical examinations with tests ensuring your ability to drive.
1. Secure your life with a simple CLICK!
2. Do not start driving before everybody in the vehicle has a seat belt on.
3. With no seat belt on you are most likely to suffer a fatal or serious head injury in case of a crash.
1. The pandemic leads to high rates of stress. Calm down and resist anxiety while driving.
2. Excessive stress may lead to serious traffic serious traffic errors and road crashes.
3. Pandemic is beyond your control. Your driving is.
Wear reflective clothing, so that others can easily see you.
Wear a helmet.
Inform drivers of your intentions by proper hand signals