(HealthDay News) -- Riding on the subway alone, especially at off hours, can be a nerve-wracking experience.
To help you stay out of harm's way, Hunter College suggests:
Keep purses and backpacks secure at all times.
Do not display money or jewelry in public places.
Never carry a wallet in your back pocket.
Be suspicious of anyone approaching you.
When traveling at off hours, ride in cars with a conductor.
When waiting for a train late at night, stand in a safe spot.