If traffic lights are out of order, not working etc. the crossing becomes a stop street. This means that you have to follow the rules of the road for a four-way stop
Power outages could remove important road safety features such as street lighting, this makes it extremely difficult for motorists to spot road hazards such as potholes, debris and even pedestrians on the road surface, good advice would be to slow down and thus increase the time to evade these possible dangers!
During load shedding, it is possible that hijackers and smash-and-grab criminals might see an opportunity for themselves. Be attentive and raise your levels of awareness.