Great demonstration of what you think is highViz but onlookers don't see your green jacket against the background of green grass.Grey Thumper wrote:Well, this is me, so I'm obviously a believer.
But like jstark and faded sun said, being situationally aware (and trying to predict how things will go) are way more important. Hi Viz only helps with the cagers who are actually paying attention. But what the hey, it's completely passive, cheap (a Hi Viz vest barely costs anything, and a white helmet is usually the cheapest color), and reflects heat more than black stuff.
I came up on a motorcyclist the other week and the first thing I noticed was his white helmet and the outline of his bike and yes he was wearing a yellow highviz jacket.
I have always reckoned that the front of a motorcycle should have three diffused lights in a triangle and could have become the marker for bikes to instantly recognised.
Back in the 1980's our police rode BMW R80's with that configuration and that is where I got the idea from.
They should be lights to be seen not to see with.