Friday, 23 April 2021
Local Time In Israel Asia - Jerusalem

 

(Reading time: 2 - 4 minutes)

Israel Road Safety Pledge

 Change one small behavior and you could save a life!

 

According to the Israel Bureau of Statistics, from  2012 - 2016 there were 1,239 deaths on Israel's roads.  Summer holidays have begun and already there are new fatalities including 2 young boys left unattended in the family car. Let's do our bit - let's make Israel's roads safer by increasing road safety awareness within our community.  Anashim B'Adom is a public organization that promotes road safety in Israel and they have joined and support our campaign. Anglos and members of the international community in Israel - let us come together and show our commitment to this cause.

It's hard to change old habits.  But together, one small step at a time, we can make a difference. 

Please sign the pledge

  1. Add your name to the Facebook comment option or,
  2. Fill in and submit the form below

Share this page via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, email or any other way you can think of. Your family needs you alive!

 

DRIVE SAFE

I pledge:

  1. Not to text while driving on the road, talk on a mobile phone unless it is hands-free, or wear headphones that prevent me from hearing other road users
  2. To limit conversations in the vehicle that might cause me to become distracted.
  3. To wear a seatbelt at all times and ensure that the passengers in my vehicle are securely strapped in. Baby car seats and booster seats must be secured according to the manufactures instructions.
  4. To obey the speed limit, to slow down near schools and hospitals.  I will maintain a safe distance from the car in front of me.
  5. To use my indicators at all times. In bad weather, wet or slippery roads and low visibility, I will use headlights and adjust my speed accordingly.
  6. Not to overtake on a solid white line and only when the road markings allow me to do so. I will not use the shoulder of the road to overtake another vehicle.
  7. Not to drink and drive or while under the influence of drugs. I will not drive when I am fatigued or when my reaction and response time could be impaired for any reason
  8. To be courteous and respectful of other drivers and pedestrians, or anyone who is on the street or sidewalk
  9. To ensure that my vehicle is properly maintained and my brakes and tyres, including the spare, are in good order
CYCLE SAFE

I pledge:

  1. To cycle in single file so that motorists can maintain a safe driving speed and distance.
  2. To wear a helmet on all two-wheeled vehicles (bicycle, motorcycle, scooter) for my own safety
  3. Not to weave in and out of traffic or use the pedestrian crossings to beat traffic lights
  4. To ensure that my cycle's reflectors are clearly visible
 WALK SAFE  

I pledge:

  1. To walk on sidewalks and footpaths and avoid walking next to the curb or on the road wherever possible.
  2. Cross at pedestrian crossings.
  3. Help other road users to see me especially in low visibility conditions
 CHILD SAFE

I pledge:

  1. Educate my children on road safety
  2. Not allow any of my children under the age of 8 to cross a road unaccompanied by a responsible person.
  3. Make sure my children are buckled up.
  4. I will make sure that my vehicle is properly ventilated and I will not leave children or pets unattended in my vehicle at any time.

 

Brush up on road-signs, road safety tips, learn key Hebrew words and know to swap details after an accident...

 

Thank you for your commitment and for signing this pledge.

 

Comments   

Sandra Simenhoz
0 #42 Sandra Simenhoz 2016-10-13 17:36
I pledge to do all I can to ensure road safety. There should be Zero Tolerance for poor driving and reckless pedestrians talking on phones without looking while crossing the street, to name but a few aberrations.
single currency
0 #41 single currency 2016-08-10 18:46
I had been honored to get a call from a friend as he observed the important tips shared in your site.
Browsing your blog post is a real fantastic experience.
Thanks again for thinking about readers like me, and I desire for you
the best of achievements as being a professional in this area.
Phillipa
0 #40 Phillipa 2016-07-09 17:29
The anglolist do great work. in my opinion we need to lobby the government to make promotional videos which would be shown on prime time TV. These should include subjects such as "how to act when you see an ambulance approaching", "the dangers of lane hopping and running red lights" " how speeding kills".
If these videos carry a strong message perhaps the will influence more drivers to take care.
Mandy Segal
+1 #39 Mandy Segal 2016-06-17 17:36
Kids riding electric bikes are dangerous to themselves and everyone else!
Maurice Hyman
+1 #38 Maurice Hyman 2016-06-16 11:17
Having lost our 21 year old daughter when an army ambulance skidded into her car,I of course support this pledge.But this is not enough, please also join Anashim B'adom or Or Yarok & make a difference.The cut backs in this year's budget for road safety has resulted in more deaths on the roads in 2016 compared to last year.
Anonymous
0 #37 Anonymous 2016-06-16 06:55
I prefer to remain anonymous but I give my pledge.
Smadar Stoller Porat
+1 #36 Smadar Stoller Porat 2016-06-16 06:09
Kol Hakavod!!!!
Gita Kramer
+1 #35 Gita Kramer 2016-06-16 06:05
Great idea - this pledge!
Ann Levin
+1 #34 Ann Levin 2016-06-15 18:35
great initiative.. something has to be done to make our roads safer.
time to get rid of the electric bikes on the sidewalk too!!
David Garber
+1 #33 David Garber 2016-06-15 13:20
Great initiative

Add comment


Security code
Refresh