Using buses, trains and taxis
Follow these tips to help stay safe on buses and trains:
- Don’t sit in an empty part of the bus or train and try to make sure there are at least a few people around. Sit near the driver if there’s no one else around.
- Keep an eye on your belongings – thieves and pickpockets can operate on public transport. Sometimes thieves may try and steal your things.
- If someone sits next to you and makes you feel uncomfortable, move closer to the driver.
- You don’t have to let people know where you are getting off.
- If you can, have the right change or a travel pass. This way people do not see how much money you are carrying.
- It’s always best to try to arrange lifts with your parents or trusted adults, but it’s not always possible to do so. Getting a taxi can be a safe way to get home. If you’re at a friend’s house, ask their parents to book you a taxi with a firm they have used.
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Content uploaded: 22/07/2015 12:30 | Modified: 08/02/2017 09:52