What are traffic rules?
I feel like both pedestrians and the drivers should be disciplined and obey all the rules and regulations. So, I request every citizen of this country to follow these do’s and don’t listed down below for pedestrians and drivers, respectively.
DO’s for pedestrians:
- DO walk in a straight line down the sidewalk.
- DO stop at crosswalks and pay attention to the signals.
- DO pay attention to your surroundings when walking, especially at night and alone.
- DO take the time to enjoy your walk even if you are in a hurry… look around and see.
- DO smile if you happen to make eye contact with another human being.
DON’Ts for pedestrians
- DON’T stop randomly on the sidewalk without checking that people are right behind you.
- DON’T jaywalk without looking.
- DON’T wear headphones and have your music turned up so loud you can’t hear what’s happening on the street.
- DON’T cut across the sidewalk to get to a shop or something without looking behind you.
- DON’T walk into things while your head is down looking at your phone… trust me, it happens!
DO’s while driving
- Do always wear a helmet while riding a 2 wheeler.
- Do always wear a seat belt. ±Do follow the speed limit.
- Do be courteous towards other drivers and riders.
- Do give pedestrians the right-of-way in crosswalks.
- Do make room for bicycles. ±Do pay attention while driving, even if you are familiar with the area. A surprising number of accidents take place only blocks away from home!
- Do use indicators.
- Always keep to the left.
- Do keep a safe distance.
- Do always carry the important papers and your driving license.
- Do drive cautiously in severe weather.
- Do plan your long route journeys in advance. Take proper gaps in between.
DON’Ts while driving
- Don’t drive alcohol and drive, and don’t get in a car with a driver who has been drinking or using drugs.
- Don’t talk on your cell phone and drive at the same time. If you need to make or answer a call, pull over at a safe place and then resume your journey.
- Don’t let your emotions and frustrations get the best of you. Don’t engage in road rage, no matter how irritating another driver might be to you.
- Don’t tailgate other cars, pass on shoulders, run stoplights or stop signs, or break any other rules on purpose.
- Don’t drive if you are underage.
- Don’t overtake suddenly.
- Don’t use brakes suddenly.
- Don’t overspeed over potholes.