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Simple traffic rules you can land in jail for breaking

Breaking these simple traffic rules can land you in jail.

1. Walking on the wrong side of the road.

Many people walk on the wrong side of the road because they don't know or they know but just ignore it. As a pedestrian, there are designated paths you should use when walking along the road, failing to follow this simple rule can land you behind bars.

2. Failing to use your seatbelt

Many times we use public service vehicles without bothering to use our seatbelts, especially when going for a short distance. Failing to use your seatbelt whether on a public service vehicle or a private vehicle is an offense that can attract a jail term.

3. Using your phone when crossing the road

You should not use your phone when crossing the road however clear the road might look. When crossing the road, you should keep your phone away. When your phone rings when you are crossing the road, you should wait to pick it once you are done crossing the road. Using your phone while crossing the road can also attract a fine or a jail term.

4. Failing to use footbridges and zebra crossings to cross the road.

On many highways, there are footbridges and zebra crossings that are designated for crossing the road, failing to use these paths, and crossing the road at the wrong place is an offense that can attract a jail term or fine.

5. Failing to wear a reflector jacket when boarding a motorcycle

When using a motorcycle, the rider, and the passenger should put on a reflector jacket and a helmet, many people however ignore this rule and proceed to use motorcycles without a helmet or a reflector jacket. Failing to follow this rule can land you in jail.

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