• Short Summary

    Police from five counties are undergoing training for the formation of a special Highway Patrol unit which is to go into operation on the 75-mile stretch of Britain's new London-Birmingham Motorway, due to open November 2.

  • Description

    Police from five counties are undergoing training for the formation of a special Highway Patrol unit which is to go into operation on the 75-mile stretch of Britain's new London-Birmingham Motorway, due to open November 2.

    Their vehicles will be all white, with a flashing blue light on the roof, and will be equipped with radio and road signs to be used for road accidents.

    The signs will be placed round the scene of an accident while injured people are cared for and positions of the cars involved are marked out.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVASI86V36P73GM3VY2MBMXWTK4
    Media URN:
    VLVASI86V36P73GM3VY2MBMXWTK4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/10/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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