Many bike injuries can be avoided by learning and using a few common sense tips when riding. Wearing the proper clothing and gear can also be helpful with the prevention of accidents. Loose clothing should be avoided since they can get caught in the bicycles chain. There are a number of tips you can use when night riding. A few of these include wearing clothing that is light in color, wearing a glow-in-the-dark safety vest and armbands. This helps drivers to spot you on the road better. Always wear a bicycle helmet no matter how short or long of a distance you’ll be traveling. Helmets save many lives each year.