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Media: Halo Belt in KiaOra - Air New Zealand's inflight magazine

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Bells & Whistles is very excited to discover our Halo Belt bike light featuring in the latest issue of KiaOra, Air New Zealand's in-flight magazine! The new Halo Belt 2.0 is one of our most exciting bike lights. It is designed to save lives. It is an illuminated reflective belt that provides optimal visibility and safety for its user. The Halo Belt 2.0 is a versatile safety light that takes wearable technology to a whole new level within the safety field.Designed for law enforcement, highway patrol, military, roadside safety, jogging, cycling, hiking, child safety, or just about any avenue where visibility is a...

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Side Visibility May Have Prevented Christchurch Cycling Fatality

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The tragic death of a 22-year-old Christchurch nurse hit from the side by a truck last week strongly supports the urgent need for side on visibility when riding in the dark.

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Lighting Up for Winter with Quality Bicycle Lights

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As winter is know knocking on our door, it is time to start thinking about how to be seen on the road when it's dark. Bells & Whistles has a collection of bicycle lights for you that will guarantee you are seen when out and about on your bike.

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NZ Cyclists Shift Towards 360 Degree Visibility

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Each year in New Zealand, an average of 10 cyclists are killed and a further 300 require hospitalized as a result of an accident involving a motor vehicle.



Most cyclists have it sorted when it comes to basic cycle safety – helmets, high visibility clothing and front and rear bike lights. The odd cyclist even has a bike bell. However it is riding in low light where cyclists aren’t visible to other road users from the side that is the biggest cause for concern.

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