Be Visible at Dawn, Dusk and during Nightime

The #1 thing that drivers say when they injure a cyclist is, “I didn’t see anyone.”

How to avoid being that cyclist that wasn’t seen? Get the right safety equipment.


Here’s a list of safety equipment you should not be without, including at dawn/dusk, which is the time when most accidents are likely to happen:

  • Bright colored, highly reflective clothing (not black!), such as a reflective vest
  • Reflective bike strips or reflectors
  • Red LED light for the back of your bike, and a white LED light for the front, turned on
  • A side mirror
  • A bike bell
  • Optional, but useful: reflective leg straps or arm straps

Want more information? Click here for a video about night visibility.

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