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VIDEO: Scottish siblings invent helmet windscreen wiper system

Blurred vision when riding may be a thing of the past
Blurred vision when riding may be a thing of the past
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A pair of keen bikers from Scotland have created a gadget that allows you to clean your visor with, quite literally, a flick of the wrist.

Dubbed "a complete visor cleaning system", the product is worn on a glove and contains fluid, a cleaning sponge and a wiper blade.

And works exactly as you'd expect it to - with a simple left-to-right motion of your arm, as demonstrated in the video below.

Used to clear dirt, flies and dust, as well as excessive water marks on your visor, the product retails at £30 and can be attached to any kind of biking glove.

Said to last a lifetime, the only thing that will need changing is the sponge, and these are available for purchase from the company.

Speaking to Edinburgh Evening News Jill Boulton said that the idea came about after her brother and co-creator Alan found himself in a dangerous position after a build up of dirt on his visor.

"We began to do market research and looked at putting together a prototype of a visor cleaner that a biker can easily and safely use while actually riding."

Since release the product has received much positive feedback, notably from Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) staff examiner Rennie Ritchie who said: "It provides the rider with better vision, which of course leads to greater safety".

For a closer look at the helmet windscreen wiper, click on the video below:

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