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Health & Safety Abroad

Health and Safety Information:

Safety Handbook: United Kingdom
Safety Handbook: Ireland
Safety Issues
Health Issues
International Travel Safety Information for Students
Article: Health and Safety Issues in Study Abroad (NAFSA: Association of International Educators)

Road Safety:

Driving customs vary a great deal, and pedestrians are frequently not given the right of way. Find out which roads are safest and whether it is safe to travel on overnight trains and buses. Inquire about the safety record of various modes of transportation. Avoid renting a car unless you feel very comfortable with the driving habits of the locals. For more information on international road travel contact:

Association for Safe International Road Travel
5413 West Cedar Lane
Suite 103C
Bethesda, MD 20814
Tel: (301) 983-5252
Fax: (301) 983-3663
http://www.asirt.org

Other U.S. Department of State Sites:

Traveling Abroad Website
Americans Traveling Abroad
Living Abroad Tips
Studying Abroad