- Pedestrians are not just ‘traffic’ — they are people. They are
unpredictable, and the younger they are the faster they are likely to
move or change direction. Those with children, the elderly, the blind
and the disabled all need your care.
- As a driver you have the legal and moral responsibility to take
proper care to avoid accidents with pedestrians at all times and places —
even if the pedestrian is jaywalking. Always try to give way to a
pedestrian on the roadway.
- Please drive carefully and slowly when pedestrians are about
particularly in crowded streets, or when you see a bus stop, or near a
stall. Look out for pedestrians entering the road suddenly, for example
from behind parked or stopped vehicles.
- When entering or emerging from a place facing the road, wherever
possible use proper driveways and try to avoid reversing. Always give
way to pedestrians.
- As a driver you always should obey all speed and road rules and to
pay particular care around restricted speed zones, and to be vigilant