Percy Shaw Biography
Percy ShawBritish inventor
Originally working as a road repairer, he introduced a safety innovation that would make him a millionaire. By installing ?cat's eyes? along the edges of the roads, he improved the safety of drivers in his West Yorkshire community. The idea proved promising, so he set up a factory, and mass-produced these self-cleaning reflective road posts.Died: 1976
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