Glow in the Dark Road Lines Could Help Improve Driver Safety at Night


Glow in the dark road lines have been marked on a stretch of highway in the Netherlands, south east of Amsterdam.

The lines contain a "photo-luminizing" paint that charges up in the daytime and slowly releases a green glow at night that do away the need for streetlights and the energy they require. Interactive artist Daan Roosegaarde introduced the concept, and is currently working on several ideas for sustainable roads that he calls Smart Highways.

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