Simple Tech: Illumination discussion

If you look up motorcycle accident studies, you’ll find references to the SMIDSY problem. That’s an acronym for “Sorry Mate, I Didn’t See You”. In fact, being seen is considered the big step in accident safety. Human drivers (and riders) tend to work really hard at avoiding crashing into stuff they can see. Visibility then is a far more critical element of driving safety than safety technology like ABS, seat belts and what have you.

And there is another role for lights too. Human beings effortlessly communicate with each other. We...

Published Date: Aug 05, 2016 10:00 AM | Updated Date: Aug 05, 2016 10:00 AM

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