47 Safety Tips for Muslim Women - Part 2
When traveling by public transportation (bus or train)
- Do not choose the window seat as you may be “blocked in” by a potential assailant. Always select the seat next to the aisle so that you can quickly leave if necessary.
- Sit as close to the driver or conductor as possible if you are taking public transportation alone after peak hours. If you cannot, choose the section of the bus/train that is most crowded. Try to get a seat near the exit as well.
When traveling by taxi
- Avoid flagging taxis. Always order taxis so the driver can be traced if something happens.
- Always check the identification of the driver (usually located near the visor) and ensure that it matches the driver...