Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Incredible New Reflective Spray For Cyclists

spray.jpg
spray 2.jpg

Most people in London will know someone who’s had a near miss when cycling in the city. No matter how careful or vigilant you are, accidents do happen. And more often than they should. So anything that makes it safer to hop on your bike is always good thing.

Car manufacturers Volvo have continued their long tradition of safety by inventing a very good thing called LifePaint. Working alongside UK design team Grey London, Volvo have created a water based reflective spray that is only visible at night and washes off after about ten days.

The spray can be applied to clothes, helmets, shoes, backpacks, and even dog leashes, making everything reflective and also look ever so slightly like you’re going to an early ‘90s acid house rave just off the M6.

In this sobering video, cyclists talk about the dangers they face every day and how anything that makes them stand out is likely to save lives. LifePaint is currently only available from six shops in London and Kent, but Volvo says if it goes well then distribution will be increased.

Truly outstanding work from Volvo.

Related

tron3.jpg

Get Your Own Working Tron Lightcycle For £16,800

Watch2.jpg

The H3 Liquid-filled Wristwatch

endomondo.jpg

10 Best Fitness Apps and Trackers

helmet2.jpg

Volvo Made A Bike Helmet That Communicates With Cars

NB2.jpg

New Balance's Urban Cycle Trainers

Bike4.jpg

The Most Robust E-Bike Ever

Comments

More

A man built the most incredible LEGO train set in his home

Time to dig out your old train set from the loft

by Dave Fawbert
18 Jan 2017

Trump is using Facebook ads to beg people to go to his inauguration

Sad!

by Dave Fawbert
18 Jan 2017

20 Best Dystopian Novels

Welcome to a dark new world

by Dave Fawbert
18 Jan 2017

'Rings of steel' set up to stop terror attack at Trump inauguration

The potential for violence is high

by Emily Badiozzaman
17 Jan 2017

Just 13 reptiles that look like Michael Gove

Gove. Reptile. But can you tell them apart?

by Dave Fawbert
17 Jan 2017

Here's everything we know about missing flight MH370

With the underwater search for the lost plane now suspended, we take a look at what is clear

by Ryan Young
17 Jan 2017

A quarter of men cry after performance reviews

And Millennials are sensitive too

17 Jan 2017

New research finds your daily coffee habit is seriously good for you

Mo' coffee mo' lifespan

by Jamie Carson
17 Jan 2017

This Scottish newspaper just destroyed Donald Trump's inauguration

Need some ice, Donny?

by Emily Badiozzaman
16 Jan 2017

These 8 men are richer than the poorest half of the world

The richest bunch from the 1%

by Emily Badiozzaman
16 Jan 2017