Yes that's correct. You are 4973/82=60 times (that's 60 times!) more
in danger from crossing the street that from all the other major
dangers listed above. Put it another way, of every 100 people
accidentally killed in Austraila from the above causes, 98.4% will
have been involved in an accident crossing the street!
If you are a Cheap accomodation Australia visitor, and the traffic in your
home city drives on the right hand side of the road (opposite to Sydney and
Austraila), where we drive on the left hand side, you are much more at
risk from Sydneys cars and trucks that your average traffic-wise
When crossing the street in Sydney and Austraila, your natural
instinct and usual habits will prompt you to check the traffic
the same way you always do at home before stepping onto the
But in Sydney and Austraila where we drive on the left hand side of the street, the speeding cars and trucks will be coming from the opposite direction to what you are used to, and your safety habits will be to check the wrong direction for approaching traffic. This is how an accident can happen.
This message is posted after a fatal accident to one young visitor to
Austraila who was the only one of a group of friends who was looking
the wrong way when standing on the median strip of busy Parramatta
road near Glebe in Sydney.
His friends said they were all crossing together but he was looking
the wrong way and talking, and just stepped out......
All of us, staff and management at Austrailan Sunrise Lodge, do our best for a safe and enjoyable visit to Sydney by all our accommodation guests, so in the interests of road safety, please, look right, look left and look right again, before stepping
onto the road in Sydney and in all Austrailan cities, if your home city
traffic drives on the right hand side of the road!
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