• Short Summary

    On March 1st, traffic in the Sierra Leone changed over to driving on the right hand side of the road.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Traffic in centre of Freetown, on left hand side of road.
    0.11

    2.
    CU Sign - Right hand traffic 1st. March.
    0.18

    3.
    SV Workmen painting white line on road.
    0.21

    4.
    SV Traffic.
    0.22

    5.
    SV New road signs covered over.
    0.29

    6.
    SV Workmen rebuilding traffic island
    0.32

    7.
    SV Traffic on 1st. March. Volunteer traffic guide.
    0.37

    8.
    GV Line of traffic on right hand side of road.
    0.50

    9.
    SV Traffic volunteer controlling traffic.
    0.53

    10.
    SV Traffic along railway
    1.02

    11.
    SV Two girls wearing right hand traffic dresses
    1.05

    12.
    GV Traffic on main street.
    1.15



    Initials DR.11.14



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: On March 1st, traffic in the Sierra Leone changed over to driving on the right hand side of the road. The changeover, which has been prepared for 15 months, will bring Sierra Leone into line with its neighbours, Liberia and Guinea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9J1YMA0KNCQJ36L57WT8W579F
    Media URN:
    VLVA9J1YMA0KNCQJ36L57WT8W579F
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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