It is safer to use a pedestrian crossing or an overhead bridge wherever one is available. It is important that we do not try to get on or off a moving bus. It dragged me a short distance and nearly ran over me.I was lucky to escape with only some scratches on my legs. A sudden lurch can send us knocking our heads against something hard.If there are no crossing, then we must look carefully right and left and cross only when it is safe to do so. It is important that we do not try to get on or off a bus while it is moving. A sudden lurch can send us knocking our head against something hard. These are some things we can do to avoid accidents.
Celebrity endorsements, coupled with television messages on prime-time slots and peer education programmes would provide an accessible and engaging means of promoting awareness, particularly among young people.
They would convey the message that safe driving is “cool” driving, and constantly reinforce that drunken driving, using a cell phone on the road and driving without a seatbelt (or helmet) are not only dangerous, but “seriously unfashionable.” Celebrities could also actively encourage walking or cycling whenever and wherever possible.
The important thing is to stay alert all times while using the roads.
In that way we can take necessary action to avoid danger whenever we see one.
Use them carelessly and we may never be able to use them again.
As the roads are very busy nowadays, we should be very careful while crossing it. In case there are no crossings, then we must look carefully right and left and cross only when it is safe to do so.Cabo Verde acceded to the Convention on Road Traffic, of 8 November 1968 (map of contracting parties).As part of the activities for the “First UN Global Road Safety Week”, the World Health Organization and UNICEF invited children from all over the world to participate in a creative writing competition on the theme: What can be done to improve road safety for children and Young People?Road safety education programmes can also be extended to adults at the workplace, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds.This would hold particular importance for parents, and efforts must be made to involve them as much as possible.The competition was for young people aged 10 to 24 years and evaluation criteria depended on the creative expression and how well the theme of the competition was expressed.Sixteen year old Anupama Kumar from India won first prize and attended the World Youth Assembly to receive her award.Fingerprint identification systems, similar to those in laptop computers, could be used in each vehicle, with each vehicle responding only to a programmed set of fingerprints.For any effective change in the safety of our roads, however, we need to consciously change our attitudes towards providing safer roads- not just for ourselves or for young people, but for everyone.Speed governors in each vehicle would provide a low-cost solution to speeding.There is also a need to provide well-maintained, safe and efficient public transport systems, particularly in developing nations.