Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Being a smart driver is not just about having the latest gadgets and being skilled at parallel parking. #RoadSafetyWeek https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fV84viOy3ok View Post
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!
For your chance to win some amazing winter cycling gear to help you stay safe during the winter, check out the Shining Example prize draw!
Find out about the European Stay Bright campaign which is being backed by IAM RoadSmart in the UK.
Click through to the Stay Bright website [external] to find a great film which you can watch with your kids and make you savvier in the dark whether you walk, cycle or drive.
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.
How to look cool in High Vis
You may think that high vis is just for workmen or safety obsessed geeks, well guess again, its actually becoming fashionable. So jump onto the High Vis bike and check out these 5 cycling pieces you won't be embarrassed to wear. http://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/apparel/5-hi-vis-cycling-pieces-were-not-embarrassed-to-wear [external]
You can see us but can we see you?
Cyclists - use your lights so that drivers and pedestrians around you can see you too. http://www.cyclingweekly.co.uk/news/latest-news/cycling-lights-buyers-guide-141811 [external]
Light up your life!
Don't forget to check your bike and scooter lights, and give your walk the wow factor with an LED arm band!