Many of the chemicals in a standard incendiary road flare are hazardous, and should not be used in high wind conditions or at an accident where it's possible that gas has spilled. Also, if used improperly, motorists can accidentally burn themselves or ruin their clothing or shoes.
Packaged as a set of two reusable battery-powered electronic safety flares, the Autolite Flareglo Safety Lite features super bright LED (light emitting diode) technology for maximum visibility day or night.
Not only are they weather resistant, but they are safer and more reliable than conventional flares. Each light requires two Alkaline AAA batteries and lasts up to a minimum of 12 hours.
"It's an incredibly simple idea, but an important one, especially for the safety and security of people stranded on the road that need to be clearly seen," said Currie.
Autolite Flareglo Safety Lites are available in the car safety aisle at Wal-Mart.