• Short Summary

    Tire testing - tires are subjected to various wet weather tests.

  • Description

    Birmingham, West Midlands.

    Various tests are made on tires at the base of a tire manufacturer in Birmingham. Man tests his tire pressure. Various shots of a car aquaplaning on a wet road. Tires are subjected to various tests. C/Us of the machinery used to test the tires. Various shots of technicians and of their measuring equipment. C/U of draftsmen at the drawing board designing new grip pattern.

    Car is subjected to an emergency stop. With his brand new tires the driver doesn't skid. Narrator explains the hazards of aquaplaning.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    301.01
    Media URN:
    3612
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:24:00 / 01:02:23:00
    Canister:
    CP 517

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