Percy Shaw, of Halifax England, invented the cat's eye reflective road marker in 1934.
Percy Shaw, OBE (15 April 1890 – 1 September 1976) was an English inventor
and businessman. He patented the reflective road stud or "cat's eye" in 1934, ...
... such contraptions, which would in turn lead him to inventing his “Catseyes”. ...
his invention and on 15th March 1935 the company of Reflecting Roadstuds Ltd ...
Nov 29, 2007 ... Cat's eyes were invented by Halifax man Percy Shaw 70 years ago, after he was
inspired by the sight of his car headlamps reflected in the eyes ...
Nov 30, 2007 ... Robert Colvile recalls the eccentric Yorkshireman whose feline encounter led to
the invention of cat's eyes.
Percy Shaw (1890-1976) was an English inventor best know for inventing cat's
eye road studs in 1934. Cat's eyes are the road reflectors which help drivers see
Biography of Percy Shaw, inventor of cat's eyes. Part of the "Yorkshire Scientists
and Innovators" series of articles ont he Yorkshire Philosophical Society ...
Jun 27, 2011 ... Cat's eyes are undervalued, I think. ... i TOTALLY agree Percy Shaw who
invented cats eyes was infact one of my relations he was my great ...
Said to be inspired by the sight of his car head lamps reflected in the eyes of a cat
on a dark, foggy night, PERCY SHAW (1890-1976) invented the Catseye ...
They were invented as result of an encounter with a cat one foggy night as Percy
... two points of light, the headlights had caught the eyes of a cat on a fence.