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    Birmingham, West Midlands.

    Various tests are made on tires at the base of a tire manufacturer in Birmingham. Man tests his tire pressure. Various shots of a car aquaplaning on a wet road. Tires are subjected to various tests. C/Us of the machinery used to test the tires. Various shots of technicians and of their measuring equipment. C/U of draftsmen at the drawing board designing new grip pattern.

    Car is subjected to an emergency stop. With his brand new tires the driver doesn't skid. Narrator explains the hazards of aquaplaning.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    3612
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    301.01
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:24:00 / 01:02:23:00
    Canister:
    CP 517
    Sort Number:
    CP 517
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    Categories
    Science & Technology Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    mvrus Transport
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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