It is always important to be seen by motorists,
here are some tips to help make yourself visible and so safer around
Be Safe, Be Seen, Help motorists, make
yourself visible. All of us should try and make ourselves
visible to motorists, particularly small children who are not as
Not only is this important at night and in
bad weather, but also during the daylight hours. Here are some
useful tips to help us all be seen by motorists when we are near
It is always important to make yourself
clearly visible to motorists, especially in foggy conditions, at
night and in dull and rainy weather.
At night you should try to wear reflective
clothing, this will stand out in any lights, particularly car
headlights. If not reflective clothing, then reflective tape can
be stuck on outer garments and bags. During the daylight
hours, particularly when it's foggy or dull, wear fluorescent or
bright coloured clothing.
This type of clothing does not work well at
Always use the Green Cross Code: Stop, Look
Always pick a safe place to cross the road,
preferably at a zebra crossing, pelican crossing, puffin
crossing or patrolled crossing.
If no crossing is available, always ensure
you find a safe place to cross, where there is good visibility
for motorists to see you.
If you go out at night always travel on well
lit routes, and ensure if you cross the road it is in a well lit
area where motorist will easily be able to spot you.
If cycling at night, by law you must have a
white front light, red rear light and red rear reflector which
are all in working order and turned on.
Pedestrians or cyclists who have been
involved in an accident may be entitled to personal injury
compensation even if it they believe it may have been their
Find out today by visiting our
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service which means it wont cost you a penny to pursue your
Or for further information visit our the
pedestrian accident or
cycle accident information pages. For a fun way for kids to
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