TIPS FOR CITIZENS
guidelines are basically for ladies or children who may be at
home and alone.
Beware of electricians, plumbers, carpenters, telephone mechanic.
home delivery boy or a group of Sadhus. Unless you have called
for them, you should not let them in your houses without proper
verification. In case such a person has been called, then you
are advised to keep the main door open until he goes out.
It would be better to have your house doors and windows properly
secured by fixing iron grills and safety chains and key-holes.
Never open your safe/almirah in front of your servant or even
Before engaging any domestic help, his/her character and antecedents
should be got verified through a local police station and other
is always desirable to engage a night watchman (Chowkidar) for
your street/mohalla. Somebody from amongst you should also occasionally
check him at odd hours to see if he is doing his duty properly.
Activate your neighborhood in case you are going out on vacation.
While keeping a new tenant, information should be given about
him to the nearest Police Station so that his character and
antecedents could be verified. Even if a new person has moved
in your locality. his activities should also be watched closely
and if need be, informed to the police.
- Keep all the relevant documents like registration,
insurance, driving license and pollution certificate.
- One should not drink and drive.
- One should always keep a safe distance from
the vehicle ahead.
- Do not jump the red lights for you can meet
with an accident.
- Never drive with your head lights on in urban
- The yellow line by the side of the kerb means
- The yellow line in the middle of the road
means i.e. divider - so please do not cross this line, even
- The zebra lines are meant for pedestrian to
cross the roads. Do not park/stop your vehicles on them.
- Never drive your vehicles with the elbow on
the window of the driving door.
- One should observe lane discipline and avoid
un-necessary over taking. Of late, Highway drivers have developed
a wrong habit of giving the right indicators for some body following
behind to over take. One should not pick up this wrong habit,
because you are normally presumed to be turning right while
giving your right indicator.
- Always give way to the vehicles coming from
the right side - whether you are at an intersection or otherwise.
The common belief is that the bigger vehicle has a right of
way. But that is not correct. Only the vehicle coming from right
side has a right of way. We must respect others' rights also.
- The number of people who lose their lives
on the roads in India is apalling. We are ourselves to blame
for it. All gentlemen do not mind wearing a crash helmet on
their head, while riding the two wheelers, but do not consider
it necessary that their better half, who is riding on the pillion,
should also wear one. Remember the male to female sex ratio
in the country is also decreasing so far as women are concerned.
So both the riders on two wheelers must wear crash helmet.
safety in running trains
of pick-pockets around the Booking-windows, stalls and on the
check your ticket and cash before leaving the Booking -window.
hire a registered coolie to carry your luggage and take a mental
note of his number.
do not touch any unclaimed item/baggage lying on the platform
or in the train. In case such a thing is found, immediately
inform the Railway police.
- Do not
accept any gift/eatable from any stranger before/ during/ after
- Do not
allow strangers to get in your bogey-immediately call the police.
If possible, please lock your bogey from inside for your own