• Apr 16th 2010 at 7:41AM
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Duroflash safety LEDs – Click above to watch video after the jump

Don't want to dirty your hands again on traditional flares? Looking for the Rolls-Royce of roadside safety lighting? Duroflares could be it. The unit is roughly four-inch-square of aluminum with an LED tinted red or blue, are waterproof and can support up to 20,000 pounds. In other words, it would take a loaded semi to crush them.

Powered by a rechargeable lithium ion cell, the Duroflares come in a box that acts as both a charger and the on/off switch: take them out, they come on, plug them back in, they turn off. They're a little on the pricey side at $180, but if you spend a lot of time on the side of the road these might be for you. Follow the jump to see them in action.

[Source: Roadside Safety]

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      • 5 Years Ago
      far too expensive and not very useful
      • 5 Years Ago
      we have some in San Diego for the carpool lanes. They open in opposite directions for different rush hours. Ours are white and look SO COOL AT NIGHT!!! feels like being in tron or something :)
      • 5 Years Ago
      180$ ?? Perfect for when your Bugatti hits a low-flying pelican...

      And seriously, showing off how they can survive being run-over multiple times, even by semi's, is kinda like demonstrating how ineffective your product can be... mention it in writing, but don't emphasize so much...
      • 5 Years Ago
      cool concept but the silly box it comes in is more clutter than a couple of stick flares...

      • 5 Years Ago
      180 bucks a pair? They must have been awarded a government contract.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Those would be perfect for me!

      Disclaimer: I own an RX-8
        • 5 Years Ago
        For every time you have to put a quart of oil in your Mazda?
      • 5 Years Ago
      ...until a snow plough comes by.
      • 5 Years Ago
      These work great for us. I think you are confused on the price. The price includes 6 of the duro flash plus the charging unit plus a wall and a car plug. Pretty good deal if you ask me. We paid for one in one night by not using flares.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Almost $200 for six flares ? Thanks but no thanks...I'll stick to my trusty ole EZYflares, sold as a 2-pack on woot.com a while back for $9.99... http://www.woot.com/Blog/ViewEntry.aspx?Id=8103 - got two in each car now, and they are pretty awesome !

      Yeah, I know, I can't drive a semi over them. I know I know, shameful...
        • 5 Years Ago
        My guess is that these will be for first responders who use them frequently, not normal consumers.
      • 5 Years Ago

      dam i almost forgotten abt that rofl
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