It is important for children to wear the right clothing when cycling. For them to remain safe, other road users must be able to see them. There are lots of different items of clothing and equipment you can use to help keep your children safe and seen.
Follow these simple tips to be bright and stay visible:
- Wear brightly coloured and reflective clothing, even when cycling in daylight
- Attach lights or reflectors to coats, school bags, bikes, scooters and helmets
- Wearing reflective clothing will reflect light from car and bike headlamps making sure you are easily seen
- When walking in areas with very poor or no lighting it is safest to carry a torch – most phones are now equipped with one