Various shots of a specially constructed lorry belonging to the Road Research Laboratory, testing a section of road for its skid resistance. The vehicle, looking like a small tanker, is fitted with a 'fifth wheel' in the middle, which can be lowered onto the road surface...
Tire testing - tires are subjected to various wet weather tests.
News in a Nutshell includes - a mud brawl, snow ploughs at work, schoolgirls presenting ensign on the "Queen Mary" and Kate Kennedy Day at St. Andrew's University.
Allied troops continue their advance through Germany.
Tony Brooks and Noel Cunningham-Reid win international sports car race in Germany.
Motor racing and ski jumping competitions from America.
Six Day International Motorcycle Trials from Wales.
New type kerbs may lessen car damage.