Don't pick up hitchhikers under any
circumstances. Always be aware of the pedestrian traffic around your
Always park in a well-lit area. Have car keys in hand and check in
and around the car before entering.
Don't take shortcuts to save time or
exit expressways prematurely to save tolls. Tolls are a nominal charge,
change is available at many booths, and your safety is most important.
Use automated teller machines only in
busy, unobstructed areas and count your money inside the car with the doors
If your car malfunctions on a major
thoroughfare, lock the doors, turn on the hazard lights and wait for the
police to arrive. If someone offers help, have them call the police.