Traffic Education

Traffic Education 2018-05-11T10:34:51+00:00

Highway Safety Police – Guidelines for Drivers

When driving always carry your driving license and important documents such as your vehicle registration certificate, insurance certificate, road tax & P.U.C certificate
Don’t Drink and Drive
Obey all traffic signals, boards and signs
Use the indicator or hand signals when changing lanes
Adhere to permitted speed limits
Don’t use your cell phone while driving. If urgent, move to the left, halt and then make the call
Irrespective of right of way, stay alert and be considerate to pedestrians especially senior citizens, handicapped and children
Avoid parking on the road
Do not overload your vehicles – be it luggage or passengers
Wear seat belts
Always drive in correct gear
Avoid sudden braking and harsh acceleration
Never use the clutch as a footrest while driving

Guidelines for Motorcyclists

Always wear helmets
When driving always carry your driving license and important documents such as your vehicle registration certificate, insurance certificate, road tax & P.U.C certificate
Never Drink and Drive
Adhere to traffic signals, boards and signs
Avoid using the cell phone when driving. If urgent move to left, stop and then take the call
Do not ride at high speeds. You may lose control and your life in the bargain
Do not ride or wheel your vehicle on to the footpath
Use your lights when riding at night
Understand the signals given by other road users and use the same when riding
Never stop abruptly in traffic. Move to the left and slow down
When passing a stationery vehicle allow sufficient clearance for the car doors which may open suddenly
Do not try and weave your way through stationery or slow moving traffic. It may cause accidents
Slow down at zebra crossing and if needs be stop
Always ride with both hands on the handlebar except when signaling
Don’t sit children on fuel tanks or stand them in front of the rider
Avoid using brakes at turns. If needed, ensure both brakes are applied gently

Guidelines for Pedestrians

Never walk on the main carriageway, it could be fatal
Use footpaths subways & pedestrian crossings for your safety
In case of no footpaths, walk against the direction of traffic which allows better visibility
In case of no pedestrian crossings, watch for traffic on both sides and cross when it’s safe
Don’t indulge in jay walking, reading newspapers or hoardings when on the roads

Accidents

– Halt your vehicle
– Remove the injured to the nearest private / Govt. Hospital
– At the Government Hospital, give your name, address and relevant
information of the accident to the duty constable stationed at the casualty
department.
– Wait in the hospital for arrival of the duty officer from the Police
Station.
– If you cannot give first aid or medical treatment to the injured at the
place of the accident because you are surrounded by a mob, then you must
report this incident immediately to nearest Police Station.

As per the provisions of sections 134(a), (b) r/w 187 M. V. Act Driver failing to do so
is liable for three months imprisonment or five hundred rupees fine or both.

Call 100, 22625020, 24937755, 22621855 or call our HELP LINE 3040 3040 to give vehicle details.