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: Hyram Hill, Son Of Philadelphia Police Officer, Killed In Targeted Shooting In North Philly, Sources 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: Flyers Tie Franchise Record With 12th Straight Loss
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.
For more information on the free lights, click here.MORE NEWS: Gino's Ristorante & Pizzeria Reopens Amid Hepatitis A Investigation That's Linked To 10 Cases, 3 Deaths