Blind spots are areas around a vehicle where other road users cannot be seen by the driver. Common accident causes involving pedestrians can be attributed to inattention and lack of risk awareness towards vehicle blind spots at traffic junctions. Never take the 'green man' at a pedestrian crossing for granted. Always stay alert, and watch out for turning vehicles when crossing
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Expressways are designed to move traffic along faster than on regular roads. However, the higher volume traffic and speed of vehicles mean that, when accidents occur, they can be serious or even fatal. Follow these tips to stay safe.