Glowing markings replace street light

A 500-metre stretch of highway in the Netherlands has become the first in the country to replace streetlights with glow-in-the-dark road markings. The section of road from the N329 near Oss uses a photo-luminescent powder combined with road paint to absorb light during the day and expel it at night. The concept was first suggested by designer Daan Roosegaarde in October 2012. Roosegaarde promised to introduce the markings in 2013 but has blamed “government bureaucracy” on the delays. Read more here: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/glowinthedark-road-markings-replace-street-lights-for-highway-in-netherlands-9258824.html Watch the video here: