How to Avoid the Worst of Londons Worst Traffic Jam: 1.
If you are on the wrong side of the road, you need to cross the road at the red light.
If not, you can get the lights to change.
The bus stops along the road are usually close to the red lights.
Don’t try to cross over the road in the middle of the street.
If the bus stops at a red light, make sure you have enough space to cross in front of the bus and get out of the way before it changes its lights.
If a bus stops on the side of a road, do not enter it until you are ready to exit the bus.
Don`t turn left or right unless absolutely necessary.
The best times to cross are at the intersections with cycle lanes or on footpaths.
If possible, cycle along the right side of any traffic light.
If it is raining, keep a lantern at your feet.
Do not park your car in a crosswalk.
When driving in a car park, always check that you are not parked in a cycle lane.
Don´t use a mobile phone when crossing a street, even if it is daytime.
Avoid driving when there is traffic, especially if you are a pedestrian or when you are travelling at high speed.
When crossing a busy road, keep your hands in the air and your knees bent.
Always stop at the light.
Donât drive into traffic unless absolutely needed.
Avoid stopping in busy areas, particularly at intersections with pedestrian crossings.
Don t stop at a stop sign when the lights are red.
Always wear a helmet when crossing.
Always use the cycle lane when crossing the road.
Never drive over a pedestrian crossing unless absolutely required.
When you are at an intersection, always stop your car on the left side of that intersection and wait for the red signal to change before you enter the intersection.
When at a busy intersection, donât stop for pedestrians.
Never cross the street with your head turned to the left.
Never overtake a pedestrian in a marked crosswalk if it will be too dangerous for you to stop at an actual crosswalk or crosswalk only.
Donôt use the pedestrian crossing signals.
Donot leave your car unattended on a busy street.
Don don’t drive through a bus stop, particularly if you have to get off the bus before it comes back to stop.
Don�t park your bike in a parked car on a cycle path.
Don do not park in a busy area.
Never park your vehicle on a public footpath.
Don should never drive through traffic, particularly pedestrians.
Don use caution when passing a pedestrian, especially when they are trying to cross a busy junction.
Don always obey traffic signals.
Don go slow in a bus lane.
Always check that the light is red and that there is enough space between you and the next vehicle.
Don take a good look at the weather conditions before crossing the street, especially on wet days.
When on a rainy day, drive as slowly as possible to keep from running over pedestrians.
Don make sure that the street lights are on when you enter a busy part of the city.
When approaching an intersection with a traffic light, do make sure to stop your vehicle before you cross.
Don only use a red traffic light for pedestrians when a green traffic light is not available.
Don ensure that pedestrians don’t cross the pavement when it is dark and there is a high traffic volume.
Don avoid using a crosswalks when there are no pedestrian crossings in sight.
Don be careful when crossing at an empty road.
Don have a plan for the day.
Don travel on a bike in designated cycle lanes.
Don cycle on a street without a stop signal.
Don ride a bike with lights on the handlebars.
Don pay attention to the traffic light markings.
Don stay away from cyclists in the path of traffic.
Don walk with a group if you can.
Don share the road with other cyclists.
Don stop for cyclists when the red signals are flashing.
Don change your route at intersections.
Don drive carefully when crossing busy roadways.
When cycling along the wrong way, take it easy when crossing paths.
Don turn left only at crosswalkes.
Don keep your eye on the lights and slow down when crossing streets.
Don wear a bicycle helmet when cycling on busy streets.
Don slow down at crossings when pedestrians are crossing the side.