Black ice warning tool - 'Pateye'

  • 02/08/2016
Black ice warning tool - 'Pateye'

Pat Martin was driving the Desert Road when his car slipped on black ice -- that's when he had his big idea.

He wanted to design a different kind of road marker - one that warned approaching drivers about the dangers ahead.

Mr Martin then invented the Pateye, a solar-powered road marker that flashes in icy conditions. 

And now, with the Vodafone Xone accelerator programme, he's planning to develop it even further.

He joined Paul Henry this morning.

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