Inventor of Cruise Control Was Blind

Blind Visionary

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Ralph Teetor was an engineer and an all-around amazing guy. He lost his vision as a child, but that didn’t slow him down. What did get in his way, however, was his lawyer’s driving. He’d break, then quickly accelerate-all in the name of obeying a conservation-minded, World War II era, 35-mph speed limit.

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