Ensuring you can be seen on the road is most important precaution you can take to ensure you stay safe on the roads. If you are going to invest in just one piece of kit for your commute, make it a set of lights. They are something that no commuter should be without.
Your bike should be equipped with a good quality front and rear light. In addition to this you can add blinker lights to your backpack etc and wear high visibility items of clothing.
Purchasing commuter lights can be a tricky business. There can often be a full wall of lights to choose from in the bike shop, ranging radically in appearance and price. In a bid to make the process a little easier, here is a short guide on what to look for when purchasing commuter lights: