20 Etiquette Rules on Public Transportation Every Passenger Should Remember

Each child is taught basic manners: to give way to older people, to not make noise, and to respect other people’s space. But many, having matured, seem to have completely forgotten the rules of behavior on public transport. They won’t be fined or sued for these violations but their punishment will come in the form of a reproachful look or a fellow passenger’s angry remark. cool stuff, cool stuff, cool stuff

We prepared a compilation of etiquette rules for public transportation. Check it out and see if you’ve violated any of them.

  • Do not delay the line. This recommendation is especially relevant for transportation that involves verification of identity and documents like trains, international buses, and aircraft. Get the necessary papers ready in advance (medical insurance, passport), so that when the time comes to show them you won’t annoy other people with the famous “where did it go, I just saw it.” At the airport, take off your watch, belt, and shoes in advance. Split the necessities before leaving home, dividing them into carry-on bags and luggage so that going through security and boarding will be much faster and more comfortable. cool stuff, cool stuff, cool stuff
  • Prepare things that you will need on a trip in advance: snacks, gadgets, documents, money, and maybe a book. Then you do not have to disturb the fellow passengers, forcing them to get up in a moving vehicle. Make sure to remove your suitcases early from the bottom bunk on the train if the trip takes place at night.
  • Don’t forget that other passengers have their personal belongings stored too. Manufacturers of long-distance aircraft and buses reduce the space allocated for luggage in order to save money. While the volume of luggage for a long trip is often quite extensive. If you have several bags, place them on the luggage shelf vertically, so they will take up less space. Make sure that there is free space for the things of other passengers. Otherwise, move part of your own luggage under the seat.  cool stuff, cool stuff, cool stuff
  • By offering to help your travel companion carry/place their luggage, you not only earn the respect of your neighbor, but also significantly reduce the time it takes other passengers to board. Not to mention that it is the duty of any self-respecting person to help the elderly, pregnant women, and people with disabilities.  cool stuff, cool stuff, cool stuff
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