Be careful when people stop and ask for directions. Reply from a distance and stay away from the vehicle. Stay alert, and keep your mind on your surroundings, who's in front of you, and who's behind you.
Carry your purse close to your body while walking.
Check the front and rear seats before entering your vehicle.
Don't walk alone at night.
Don't flaunt expensive jewelry or flash cash.
Drive with doors locked at all times.
If you suspect someone is following you, cross the street, and go to the nearest well-lit populated area.
If you have a cellular telephone, carry it with you at all times.
If your car breaks down, put the hood up, turn your flashers on, and stay inside your locked vehicle. If someone stops to help, ask them to call the police or a tow service and remain inside your vehicle.
Do not stop your vehicle if you are involved in a road rage incident. Call the police, drive to the police station or a well-lit populated area and call the police. Never confront the other subject.
Do not go home if you are being followed while in your vehicle. Drive to the police station or open business and call the police. Only exit your vehicle if you can do so safely.
If you are ever attacked, yell and scream the words "Help me, call police," and continue to scream and do everything possible to get away.
Money and property can be replaced; do not jeopardize your safety.
Park your vehicle in a well-lighted area and always lock your doors.
Trust your instincts; leave immediately if you feel uncomfortable in a situation.
While walking, plan a safe route on well-lit streets.
While walking, stay clear of alleyways, doorways, and bushes.
When exiting a store or home, have vehicle keys in your hand and ready to use.