Lights on Bikes

Every October the clocks go back an hour, which means that the evenings are darker and nights are longer.


Central Bedfordshire and Luton Road safety teams are looking to give away sets of bike lights * at various locations near the busway across the month of November. Along with sets of bike lights 'Dr Bike' will be also be at the events offering mechanical support for anymore who has any issues with their bicyles and will assist in repairing them where possible.

15th November 5pm-6pm Luton train station

16th November 5pm-6pm Luton Airport Parkway train station

17th November 12noon-1pm L&D Hosiptal

29th November 5pm-6pm A5 junction Capron Road

30th November 5pm-6pm College Drive

1st December 5pm-6pm Church st, Dunstable


* The lights are limited to one per customer and while stocks last. Road safety information will also be distributed at the event.


To be seen on dull days wear bright or fluorescent colours. special high-visibility tabards and other clothing can be bought from many retailer


  • Fluorescent armbands can also be worn over coats and other clothing

  • Bags are also available in bright colours or with high-visibility strips

If walking near traffic at night reflective clothing is recommended

  • Reflective clothing reflects light from car and bike headlamps

  • Reflective armbands and clothing can be bought for children and adults

  • Remember that fluorescent colours do not show up in the dark



A4 Light on Bike Poster 31 10 PRINT.PDF