SAFETY ON PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION -
How To Protect Yourself
waiting for a bus or streetcar, stand near others
who are also
2. If the immediate area is deserted or in darkness,
near an occupied building or in a lighted area
3. Once on a bus or streetcar, be
aware of those around
you. If someone looks or acts suspicious, notify
4. If the coach is empty or nearly empty, sit as far
front and as close to the driver as possible.
5. If someone
begins to bother you, get up and notify the
Upon arriving at your stop, be aware of those who alight
with you. If
you feel you are being followed, go to the
nearest occupied building
and ask for assistance.
7. After dark, attempt to get off the bus in
areas. Use only well-lighted streets to reach your
AUTO SAFETY -
1. Make certain your car is
always in good working order,
with safe tires and an adequate amount of
gasoline for your
2. Always check your car before
getting in - to make sure
that no one is hiding inside.
3. If you
have a garage, be sure you lock the door as you
leave. To learn about
the most suitable garage door
protection, read "How To Protect Cars,
Bicycles, Motorcycles" -
available from the above publisher for just
4. It is best to park in attended lots. If you must leave
key with the attendant, leave only the ignition key. In
cases, lock your car.
5. Do not leave packages or personal items in
in the car . . place them in the trunk.
6. At night, park
only in lighted areas.
7. If you are in danger of being harmed or
in your car, start sounding your horn until assistance
8. Never pick up a hitchhiker.
9. If you have a flat tire
in an area you feel might not
be safe, try to keep driving until you
reach a safe location.
10. If you feel you are being followed, drive to
police or fire station, or open filling
1. Observe elevator interior before entering. Wait
the next elevator if you are uncertain of any occupant.
Females riding the elevator alone should always stand
near the control
panel. If accosted, press ALL buttons.
3. If a suspicious person enters
the elevator, exit before
the door closes.
4. Before exiting from
the elevator, observe the corridor
for suspicious activity.