Exmouth’s cyclists and pedestrians urged ‘to be bright and be seen’

EXMOUTH’S cyclists and pedestrians are being encouraged to be bright and be seen as the nights draw in.

EXMOUTH’S cyclists and pedestrians are being encouraged to be bright and be seen as the nights draw in.

Tonight (Sunday morning) the clocks go back and Devon County Council is reminding children and other pedestrians to wear reflective and fluorescent clothing on their journey to and from school and work.

And motorists are being urged to be cautious and look out for walkers and cyclists.

Last year in Devon, eight pedestrians were seriously injured and two were killed during hours of darkness, while five cyclists were seriously injured.


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Councillor Stuart Hughes, Cabinet Member for Highways and Transportation, said: “It’s important to wear reflective and fluorescent clothing.

“Children are particularly vulnerable on our roads and we are determined to continue to reduce collisions involving all cyclists and pedestrians.

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“Motorists can also do their bit by taking extra care.”

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