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What You Need To Know About Hi-Vis Clothing

What You Need To Know About Hi-Vis Clothing
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The next time you’re taking a drive, look around and notice the amount of bright clothing being worn.  Perhaps the most obvious is that worn by the workers in the roadway construction zones.  But look closer and I imagine you’ll see it other places as well.  Perhaps you’ll see a teenage girl donned with earphones, backpack and a neon pink shirt, or possibly a runner at the side of the road in a sporty neon yellow t-shirt that just happens to match exactly the accent color in his shoes.  Or, maybe it’s a couple in the car next to you, clearly on the way to the gym, the name of which is emblazoned across the chest of their matching neon green t-shirts.

It’s obvious there’s an abundance of bright, fluorescent clothing available.  To a business owner an important question to be answered is: Does it all serve the same purpose?  Does it matter what bright clothing I chose? 

Let’s answer that question by breaking down the need for fluorescent clothing into three segments: 1) you WANT to be seen, 2) you NEED to be seen or 3) you’re MANDATED to be seen.  I’ll explain the difference and also provide some helpful resources at the end of the article if you’d like even further information.

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