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 Australia from the above causes, 98.4% will
have been involved in an accident crossing the street!
If the traffic in your
home city drives on the right hand side of the road
If you are a Sydney Austrailia hotel visitor, and the traffic in your
home city drives on the opposite side of the road to Sydney and
Austrailia, 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 Austrailia, your natural
instinct and ingrained habits will prompt you to check the traffic
the same way you always do at home before stepping onto the
But in Sydney and Austrailia where we drive on the opposite 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 have you checking the wrong direction for approaching traffic. This is how an accident can happen.
All of us, staff and management at Austrailian 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 Austrailian cities, if your home city
traffic drives on the right hand side of the road!
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