Originally Posted by dwoodward
All things being equal, how does being seen (sooner) not make you safer?
Ah. Yeah, if you put it on like a bright yellow coat of invincibility, that's a problem. Nobody is saying to do that- except you.
That's the conflict right there, if you believe that all things being equal you're safer because you're wearing high-viz, at some level you're expecting a particular outcome that's not 100% certain. You MAY be safer IF they see you sooner.
Use it because it may help, but never assume it will.
"Take care, sir," cried Sancho. "Those over there are not giants but windmills".
windmill screwed with this post 02-04-2014 at 06:14 PM