Dennis 'Joe' Lyons was a British scientist who researched topics ranging from rockets to roundabouts. He lead the research of the Blue Streak and Black Knight rockets that were developed at the Royal Aircraft Establishment during the 1950s. In 1965 he became the director of the Road Research Laboratory, overseeing the introduction of the breathalyser, motorway crash barriers and compulsory front seat belts. Wikipedia*
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Dennis Lyons has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1990 Interview.