Emily Brooke tells Datshiane Navanayagam what inspired her
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What inspired a new bicycle laser light?

The fear of being run over by a lorry while out cycling gave Emily Brooke the brainwave to create an innovative new bike light.

Following a near miss of her own, Ms Brooke came up with the idea of creating a light which also projected a laser image of a bicycle 5m (16ft) ahead to warn motorists that there was a cyclist in their blind spot.

The Blaze Laserlight went on sale in 2014, and within months had sold more than 3,000 units.

Datshiane Navanayagam reports.

Read more about Emily Brooke's business.

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