Learn tips on the ways of walking safely on snowy roads, which protect you from a fall.
1.Take short steps.
- When the road looks icy, keep your stride short and your steps slow. Taking long strides forces you to walk on your toes and heels, rather than on your whole sole.
2.Keep your whole sole in contact with the ground.
3.Take your time.
- No matter how much you know about walking on winter roads, you may forget it when you’re pressed for time. The most basic precaution is to avoid rushing. Allow extra time for those winter delays.
4.When you start walking or change your pace, watch your step.
You should be alert against a fall at slippery locations.
Walking Behavior Most Likely to Result in a Fall
Pay attention to avoid such ways of walking on snowy roads.
Smart winter clothing will protect you from injuries in case of a fall.
Leaflets with Tips for Overseas Travelers on Safe Walking in Winter
Enjoy sightseeing safely, carrying those pocketable leaflets with you. They include useful information to prevent a fall.