Brickbat: Color of the Law


British horse riders have taken to wearing flousecent bibs when they ride on roads. The idea is to make themselves more visible to motorists and reduce the 3,000 accidents a year involving horses and vehicles. But police say anyone wearing such a bib could be mistaken for a police officer because mounted cops wear them, too. They've threatened legal action against both horse riders wearing the bibs and the companies that sell them.