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Felix Adamo / The Californian

With their bright headlights on for safety, these cyclists were among the lead riders for Bike Bakersfield's monthly Full Moon Ride on the bike path in this July 2013 photo.

Bike Bakersfield will hand out taillights and headlights at three city locations Thursday as part of its effort to improve bicycle rider safety.

The lights, which are free, will be given away from booths at the following locations:

* Bike Bakersfield Bicycle Kitchen, 1708 Chester Ave., from 4-6 p.m.;

* Corner of Mount Vernon Avenue and Niles Street, from 5-6:30 p.m.; and

* Corner of Monitor Street and Fairview Road, from 5-6:30 p.m.