roads are well-maintained and safe for
driving, however it is important to be
aware of a few points. In addition, although
crime is not as rampant as international
media would lead one to believe, it can
nevertheless be a problem. The key is
to be aware of your surroundings at all
- Note that in some
rural or remote areas, cattle
and other animals such as buck
may wander into the road. Reduce your
speed and be particularly careful when
travelling after dark.
- Be on the look
out for pedestrians walking in
the yellow lines on the roadside - particularly
- In city areas, drive with your doors
locked and when possible with your
windows mostly closed. Do not engage in
conversation with strangers at traffic
- When possible, drive with your valuables
in the boot and not boldly displayed.
crime, such as car break-in's,
are unfortunately a problem so, always
store your possessions in the boot/trunk
when you leave the car unattended.
- Avoid driving in unfamiliar areas at
night, and also park in a well-lit
and designated area after dark.
- Do not pick-up hitch-hikers.
- Do not stop in dark and remote
- Do not stop to investigate suspicious
looking incidents on the roadside.