SmartHat designer can't understand why cyclists don't like his concept

Toby King, the designer of the SmartHat, admits he is puzzled by the negative response to his prototype from cyclists

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Remember the SmartHat? The helmet with a number plate and a plethora of safety features designed by Australian Toby King?

It’s fair to say the idea was met with a good deal of ridicule on the CW social media channels, but the designer can’t understand why his idea has not been well received.

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