To Glow or not to Glow

An interesting discussion is taking place on various media outlets about whether cyclists should paint their bikes with “Lifepaint” that glows in the dark – so that we make ourselves more visible to motorists. Cycle Transitions advocates safety first but why has it come to this? Why do we have to glow on the roads? Why can’t we just have lights like cars do? Here’s a link to an interesting article on this subject by Eben Weiss in the Washington Post:

“Don’t Make Bicyclists More Visible. Make Cars Stop Running Them Over”:


What do you think?

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