What is the situation?
Most rapes and sexual assaults are committed by someone the person already knows.
What should I do?
Be aware of your surroundings.
Be assertive, direct and clear about reaching an understanding with a friend or a date.
Do not accept a ride from someone you just met.
Avoid excessive use of alcohol and drugs. Remember, alcohol and drugs impair not only your judgment but also your ability to make that judgment clear to someone else.