LONDON - Night life can be fun, but also dangerous. Two companies in the United Kingdom are teaming up to spray on a special layer of safety for riders outside of cars. We're talking about reflective spray paint for bikers.
Automaker Volvo and paint maker Albedo-100, hope it will increase visibility of cyclists at night. They call it LifePaint.
It gives a glow-in-the-dark look to anything you spray it on; including helmets, clothing, baby strollers, and even dog leashes. This light-after-night paint is invisible during the day, but when the sun goes down, its like the bikes come alive.
LifePaint lasts for about a week on whatever it's sprayed on. Volvo says LifePaint washes off and won't affect the real color of your gear.
They're testing it by giving away free cans of spray at bike shops in London. No word if and when LifePaint will make it to the U.S.
For now, no matter if you roll on two wheels or four, Volvo says the best way to survive a crash is not to crash.