Always be careful when you are walking, cycling or driving around the University.
Take your time, pay attention to your surroundings and be aware of other road users.
If you are travelling in the dark, make sure that you can be seen. Take particular care if you are new to Glasgow or to the UK.
Remember, traffic in the UK drives on the left and pedestrians have priority on campus.
- Know and obey The Highway Code for pedestrians
- Cross at the designated crossing, even if you have to walk a little futher
- If there is no crossing, go somewhere that gives you a clear view in both directions
- Always walk on the pavement, not the road
- Don't use your phone or headphones when crossing
- Look both ways before you step off the pavement
- Wait for the 'green man' before crossing
- Keep looking both ways and listening while you cross
- Know and obey The Highway Code for cyclists
- Don't wear headphones or use a mobile phone while cycling
- Ensure your bicycle is roadworthy
- Don't jump red lights
- Don't cycle on the pavement, unless it's a designated cycle path
- Consider wearing a helmet
- Look and signal to show drivers what you plan to do
- Avoid riding up the inside of large vehicles where you might not be seen
- You must have a front and rear light on your bike when it's dark or visibilty is poor
- Wear a hi-vis vest or other reflective clothing
- Know and obey The Highway Code for drivers
- Always adhere to the speed limit
- Take particular care on busy roads, slow to 20mph on University Avenue
- Always leave least 1.5 metres of space when overtaking cyclists
- Remember that cyclists are not legally required to use cycle paths and may cycle on the road
- Park your vehicle legally- don't park on pavements or double yellow lines
- If you have a non-GB driving licence, follow government advice to make sure you can legally drive in Great Britan