* Make yourself known with a personal alarm
* Discreet, portable and extra easy to use
* Great for runners, college students, and the elderly
It may be a touchy subject, but personal safety is an issue everyone should take the time to think about. Whether you’re visiting a new area for the first time, or just want a little extra peace of mind, having a trusty personal safety alarm could make all the difference between a disaster and an avoided situation.
Compact and easy to carry, these personal alarms make one heck of a great self-defense tool. With that in mind, here are four of our top picks.
1. Safesound Personal Alarm Keychain
Small enough to fit on your keychain but powerful enough to make itself known, this alarm is a must. It’s able to project sounds at roughly 130dB, this keychain/alarm combo is loud to be heard from long distances.
2. GT Road Personal Emergency Alarm
Available in four sleek and cool colors, this personal emergency alarm includes a built-in LED flashlight and is able to hit sounds as loud as 140dB. Small, stylish and discreet, it’s a great accessory to have in a pinch.
3. Vigilant Personal Alarm & LED Flashlight
This powerful personal alarm is twice as loud as traditional keychain alarms, making it extra effective in open situations. With a built-in flashlight, ripcord activation and a generous one-year warranty, this personal alarm is a seriously smart choice.
4. Vigilant Personal Alarm Wristband
Featuring a shock-resistant band with two LED flashing lights and touch activation, this wristband alarm system is a great to have on those evening or late afternoon runs. Sweat-resistant materials combined with a rugged build help this band conform to your wrist discreetly and comfortably.