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5 Ways to Stay Safe While on Night Time Roads

Updated: Jun 28

"Night Time Safety, Is it really all that dangerous to bike/walk/run at night?

- Yes Absolutely!"


For the first time in 20 years, pedestrian fatalities and injuries are on the increase. Pedestrians are up to seven times more likely to be involved in a fatal collision at night as opposed to in the day. More than 70% of cyclist v. vehicle collisions and fatalities happen at night. 75% of fatalities occur at night.

With US Pedestrians fatalities up almost 15% nation wide the need for Night Time Safety, is at a pivotal moment.


Pedestrian fatalities are preventable.


By increasing our nighttime Visibility we can dramatically reduce pedestrian fatalities by several orders of magnitude!




 


Figure 1: Average detection distances for young drivers (18 to 30 years)








 





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