Before you go out
- Pre-book a return taxi with a reputable company or arrange a lift with a friend or family member.
- Let others know where you are going.
- Drink responsibly and for more advice visit drinkaware.co.uk.
- Dress and accessorise to suit your destination and the weather conditions.
Look after each other
- Let your friends know where you are.
- Have pre-arranged rendezvous points.
- Don’t walk home alone or leave your friends alone.
Steer clear of trouble
- Be aware of your surroundings and keep away from trouble.
- If you see a problem, speak to a registered doorman or a police officer.
- Use official taxi ranks and taxi marshals.
Don't be flash with your cash or mobile phone
- You earned it, so keep your money safe.
- Keep your phone out of view and lock it after each use.
- Keep your keys in a separate pocket.
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