Be seen, morning and night

 

Be seen morning and night

 

Now the clocks have gone back its important to make sure you and your family stay safe during the darker mornings and nights. Below you'll find some great tips and ideas to make staying safe in the dark even more fun and you can even learn about the science behind high viz!

 

Stay Bright

Find out about the European Stay Bright campaign which is being backed by IAM RoadSmart in the UK. 

Watch this great video from StayBright to make you savvier in the dark whether you walk, cycle or drive. 

 

 

Brighten up

Click through for some ideas of bright and reflective clothing for you and your family.

 

cycling in the dark

Cycling in the dark

Now the clocks have gone back you may be cycling home from work or school in the dark. Make sure you're prepared by checking out these top tips from Sustrans. 

Cycling in the Dark blog

 

Reflective orange  jacket

How to look cool in High Vis

Not all cycling gear is skin tight Lycra! Check out these togs that will make you stand out from the crowd for the right reasons with these cycling pieces you won't be embarrassed to wear.

Best casual cycling commuter wear

 

You can see us but can we see you?

Cyclists - use your lights so that drivers and pedestrians around you can see you too.

Read this great guide from Evan about bike lights and which kind you need.

 

 

Here's the science part.

Have you ever wondered how High Vis works? https://brightkidz.co.uk/road-safety/how-does-high-vis-work [external]

 

 

 

 

It's Craft time! 

Craft your own reflective scarf! Choose your favourite knitting or crochet pattern and get crafting!

We found this supplier of reflective wool online: https://ritohobby.co.uk/247-reflective-yarn-reflex-yarn

 

Check back for more tips!

 

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