Bike-Safety Gear: See, Be Seen, and Heard

December 12th, 2012 in Bicycle Safety

Alum designs car horn for bicycles

Biking 17 miles round-trip every day from Medford to his job in Woburn, Jonathan Lansey has his share of close calls. Particularly on long stretches of suburban highway, drivers often seem oblivious to his presence. As a research engineer who’s paid to solve problems, Lansey (GRS’10) decided to tackle this one, and came up with Loud Bicycle, a car horn for cyclists. Now in the midst of a Kickstarter campaignto get the horns manufactured, Lansey has been road-testing the prototype and has found that the sound often stops cars in their tracks. (Read more…)

Source: bu.today, “Bike-Safety Gear: See, Be Seen, and Heard”, By Susan Seligson, 12.12.2012