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#287299 - 12/09/17 09:38 AM Re: Getting found: reflectivity & lights [Re: TeacherRO]
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A bright yellow reflective vest should do just fine as I see it. I happen to have one and have used it when bicycling on rural roads.


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#287302 - 12/09/17 07:18 PM Re: Getting found: reflectivity & lights [Re: Herman30]
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Quite agree about bright colors when cycling. For me, a yellow or orange jersey is de rigeur when on the road. The same goes for pedestrians, especially at night.
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#287305 - 12/10/17 08:02 AM Re: Getting found: reflectivity & lights [Re: TeacherRO]
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I was thinking about the yellow vest in the context of being seen in a emergency situation in the wild. Usually I wear dark or camo clothing in the bushes. The yellow reflective vest I have folds down to a small package that fits in a pocket. Meaning it is easy to take along and having available when needed to be seen. And bright yellow should be even more effective than orange.

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#287695 - 01/09/18 09:12 PM Re: Getting found: reflectivity & lights [Re: TeacherRO]
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and strobes are now very small - 1" by 1/2"

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#287697 - 01/09/18 10:08 PM Re: Getting found: reflectivity & lights [Re: TeacherRO]
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For that matter, a good many contemporary flashlights have a strobe function (not always that accessible).
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