PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – With darkness descending an hour earlier thanks to the end of Daylight Savings time, bicyclists heading out in the late afternoon might be traveling in the dark.
Not only is it dangerous, but riding a bike in Philadelphia without, at the very least, a front white light and a back red reflector is also illegal.READ MORE: Concerned Citizens Went Undercover To Bust Child Luring Suspects, Atlantic City Police Say
On Monday, the Greater Philadelphia Bicycle Coalition was helping out cyclists by giving out free bike lights and light installations along Broad Street at Spruce and Pine.READ MORE: 23-Year-Old In Critical Condition After Wissinoming Shooting: Police
Riders can stop by between 4:30 and 6 p.m. for a complimentary light and installation. Just be aware that those who already have lights and those who don’t show up on a bike will not be eligible for the offer.MORE NEWS: 'We Support Our Firefighters:' Lower Merion Township Says Goodbye To Thomas Royds With Procession
For more information on the free lights, click here.