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    Courtesy on the road at Luton, Bedfordshire.

    Point of view shot from inside police car as it patrols road. C/U driver. M/S car stopping at side of road. C/U police inspector watching from window. M/S two men nearly getting knocked down on zebra crossing. M/S constable telling lorry driver to move and gives him road safety tips. C/U inspector writing report. M/S police car on way again. C/U steering wheel.

    M/S, taken through windscreen, as two motor cyclists almost collide. M/S police car stopping. Irate motorcyclist shouting and waving fist at other motorcyclist and side car. M/S police car door opening, inspector gets out. M/S motorists arguing as policeman approaches - road rage! M/S inspector taking details of motorcyclists from car.

    C/U police car driver. M/S car swerving to avoid kid who runs into road. C/U car stopping. M/S police car stopping, driver of swerving car gets out and shouts at kids. M/S kids running off down road. M/S small boy riding over big racing cycle, he almost knocked off by opened car door. Interior of police station. Various M/S policemen showing points on map where most traffic incidents and accidents occur.

    Policeman featured is Inspector Thompson.

    Note: letters from Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents on file.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:10:00 / 01:40:03:00
    NP 436
    Sort Number:
    NP 436
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
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  • Stills

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

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