Gardaí in Donegal have urged pedestrians and motorists to be safe ahead of the dark winter nights.
People are urged to wear a hi-vis jacket while walking, running or cycling while motorists are urged to ensure the lights in their vehicle are working properly.
A Garda spokesperson said, “The nights are starting to close in.
“Please remember when out walking, cycling or running that although you can see the traffic that the drivers may not always see you.
“The time has come to dig out the hi-vis vests, armbands and jackets and ensure that when you are going out on or near a public road, that you are highly visible at all times!
“Please check that your bicycle lights are working before going for a cycle.
“Motorists, please ensure that the lights on your car, motorcycle, tractor, van etc. are all in good working order.
“For those who have trailers, please ensure that lights and reflectors are all in place and that they are in good working condition.
“Be safe and be seen regardless of whether you are on foot or on wheels!