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Submitted by Vyralize 299d ago | news

Glow-in-the-dark streets now possible with Pro-Teq STARPATH spray

Vyralize: Remember those glow-in-the-dark stickers you had on your walls as a kid? A company called Pro-Teq has developed a spray that can turn any street surface into one that glows at night! (Hi-tech, StarPath)

Crazay  +   299d ago
That is very cool.
SilentNegotiator  +   299d ago
Sounds environmentally safe.
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What purpose does that serve worth spending MORE money on road construction for? Walking paths make some sense, but I don't see the point for roads.
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FamilyGuy  +   299d ago
You think streets are part of the natural environment?

Seems useless either way.
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SilentNegotiator  +   299d ago
"You think streets are part of the natural environment?"

Do you think that justifies having ANOTHER environmentally unfriendly element ADDED? Roads are a necessity, a spray that makes it glow is not.
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FamilyGuy  +   299d ago
Man had survived a pretty long time before paved roads were ever created so I don't see the "necessity" you're claiming.
Both are related to human convenience.

Not that I'm for glowing sidewalks anyway.
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DeadlyFire  +   299d ago
Could be useful in fully wet roads on dark nights where the elderly can't see the lines on the road. Unless you just want to have a glowy road.
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SilentNegotiator  +   299d ago
If your sight is so bad, you have trouble seeing the lines, it's time to give up driving anyway.
Speed-Racer  +   299d ago
@Silent - I can attest to the fact that driving during on the night on a wet road is extremely difficult because headlights become somewhat useless due to the poor reflective surface, and my vision is not bad.
Panthers  +   299d ago
When its a newly paved road, and its raining, it can be VERY hard to the road.

This seems like a cool idea, but not necessary. Just drive slower if you are having trouble seeing.
zerocrossing  +   299d ago
I'm with you when it comes to environmentally unfriendly elements, but anything that can help keep idiots on the damn road's gotta be a plus.
CanadianTurtle  +   299d ago
Leave the environment alone. No one even asked for this.
DanielForth  +   299d ago
this could potentially make nighttime driving safer
Are_The_MaDNess  +   299d ago
well, it could make anything on the road safer. may it be a car, a bike or just your feet.
PiperMCFierceson  +   299d ago
Yeah just drove down a mountain after it rained , it was pretty hard to see things and high beams from on coming traffic and traffic behind me was killer . not frequently but enough to annoy. Maybe this would be cool.
madara0sama  +   298d ago
As long it's not damaging to anything and easily washed away with water, I don't see why not to this fun.

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