CAT'S EYE Road safety

Contributed by Tim Jenkins

CAT'S EYE  Road safety

This object is one of millions made and seen by most people although often they do not recognize one when taken out of context i.e. the middle of the road. It is a simple object with no moving parts that has saved millions of lives since it's invention by marking roads and warning of danger.

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Iassume made in several places


Made variously since 1933


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