EID - Road Safety Alert Enjoy the Eid Al Fitr celebrations by travelling home safely
EID - Road Safety Alert After Ramadan, many people are:- • Excited about the forthcoming Eid celebrations • Want to get back home to celebrate Eid with their families and friends Because of this you might be tempted to: • Leave your worksite early before shift change • Drive private cars in the night • Travel in private cars after a full days shift • Drive at too high a speed • Travel long distances whilst tired
EID - Road Safety Alert After Ramadan, many people forget in the excitement that – • Their bodies are weakened from fasting • Their normal daily energy cycles are altered Remember, excitement does not mean that you can overcome tiredness. Driving whilst tired is a KILLER.
Remember the basic road safety rules • PLAN:get approval for Your journey and allow sufficient time. • WEAR: your seatbelts and ensure all your passengers also do • OBEY: the Traffic Rules-do not speed. • NO: overtaking at restricted area. • AVOID: driving at night-when the risks are higher. • NO: using GSM while driving. • AVOID: using private vehicles in the interior. • REST:when you feel tired.
Rollover : 2 Dead Eid Holidays: 2 men drove from Yibal to Muscat after a 12 hr shift. Slept a few hours and drove back to Yibal. • Factors: • Unauthorised journey • High speed • Not wearing seat belts
Rollover: One dead Granted one day leave by his supervisor. In order to save time, he decided to go for leave on the same day instead of on the following day. As there was no bus service from Marmul to Muscat in the afternoon. • Factors: • Unauthorised journey • High speed • Not wearing seat belts