Maintaining vision while driving in the rain

In 1916, in Buffalo, Western New York, there was an automobile accident involving a cyclist. Although the cyclist was not seriously hurt, the driver described the event as a “harrowing experience which imprinted on my mind the definite need for maintaining vision while driving in the rain.”

Screen-Shot-2013-12-18-at-16.14In 1916, in Buffalo, Western New York, there was an automobile accident involving a cyclist. Although the cyclist was not seriously hurt, the driver described the event as a “harrowing experience which imprinted on my mind the definite need for maintaining vision while driving in the rain.”

As a result of this seemingly minor mishap, the driver, John R. Oishei apparently decided to do something about the problem. He contacted a local man, John Jepson, who had been trying to sell a new concept of his through adverts in the windows of hardware stores in the city. …Read More

 

 

 

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