Remember to Reset Clocks, Change Batteries in Smoke Detectors, Get LED Lights for Your Bicycle

Remember to Reset Clocks, Change Batteries in Smoke Detectors, Get LED Lights for Your Bicycle
Photo by Samantha Gades on Unsplash.

Two things on your to-do list this weekend — sleep in on Sunday, as daylight saving ends at 2 a.m. on November 3, and change the batteries in your smoke detectors — it is a little thing that can save you and your neighbors in case disaster strikes. And we’d like to add one more — get some LED lights for your helmet, your bicycle, and backpack.

Evenings will get darker earlier with this time change, and being visible saves lives — we have been writing about too many deaths of young and old alike, and have noticed that only about 1 in 7 bicyclists have any lights on their bikes (in our unscientific counts across Boro Park and Sunset Park).

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