Hanoi and Sai Gon – there are big cities in Vietnam. Most Vietnam tourists are very confused and afraid of crossing streets. No problems, just follow our useful ways on how to cross the streets, you could do the same as local people. It makes your trips as great fun as possible :
1. Follow the groups crossing the streets.
This is the best way to crossing the streets – you just follow the crowds at the same time crossing the roads.In this case, you are much more likely to be seen by a motorist when walking with a group than venturing across the street solo.
2. Walking slowly
Our advice is walking slowly in even paces and crossing the streets firmly so that motorbike and car drivers are enough time to react by going in front of you or the back of you.
3. Don’t run
You think running very fast from one side to the other side, It may be ok for sometimes but dangerously and 90 % you will get accidents by running. Remember that do not run across busy streets.When you do it suddenly, traffic participants could be unlooked- for, then they can not do proper reactions and they may hit you down.
4. Never go back or hesitate
While crossing the roads, you don’t go back and hesitate because the motorcyclists may misunderstand you and suddenly hit you . For example, you are crossing, immediately you are afraid of stepping back again .Then they may hit you the reason that they think that you keep going ahead, then they move behide you.
5. Raise your hands to signal the traffic participants
In this case, surely that your gestures tell oncoming drivers that you are firmly to cross, they will avoid the spaces or decrease speed limit so that you can reach the other side safely and easier.
6. Look on the right and left of you before and while crossing the streets.
It is quite common thing that many locals try to do short-cuts by driving against one-way streets.Make sure to look around for safe crossings.
Follow these instructions and you will cross safely, and feeling will be very interesting like you just had an adventure travel. Wish you sucess!
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