The Road Safety campaign waged by the Dusseldorf civil and police authorities includes a school for road-users.
C.U. Policeman teaching children roads safety signs etc., children run towards their cars and bikes.
S.V. Girls entering cars.
Back V. Children moving off on their bicycles.
C.U. Roundabout sign.
L.V.Pan Children riding their cars and bicycles.
L.V. Traffic lights change to stop.
L.V. Showing children crossing road at traffic lights, also tram-travelling.
G.V. Children moving off in their cars, boy riding bicycle gives signal.
G.V. Boys giving hand signals and turning.
S.V. Policeman directing traffic.
Top V. Showing policeman in lookout box observing kindergarten.
S.C.U. Policeman talking into loudspeaker.
L.V. Policeman stops boy cyclist.
C.U. Policeman giving instructions to young boy, boy cycles away.
C.U. Tram stop.
G.V. Tram pulling up at stop, young boy steps aboard.
Travel Shot.. A child drives into a tram.
C.U.Pan Girl driving car and giving signals.
G.V. Children crossing "Pedestrian Crossing".
Initials S-D A.W./P.B
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Background: The Road Safety campaign waged by the Dusseldorf civil and police authorities includes a school for road-users. Children from the city's schools come to the police instruction centre to mix business with pleasure. After a short course of theoretical instruction, the children take to the road, in pedal cars, bicycles and an electric tram.
Two of the city's policemen, who are experts in road safety, supervise and instruct the kiddies on a miniature road layout, that contains all the traffic signals and road signs and problems normally met with on the Dusseldorf streets.
While one of the policemen speaks to the young motorists, cyclists and pedestrians over a loudspeaker system, his colleague walks about the layout, controlling traffic and correcting the children's actions and mistakes.
Undoubtably the children enjoy this method of instruction and the police prefer it to the usual lectures, that were given to the younger road-users at their schools.