• Short Summary

    Minister of Transport Ernest Marples calls for careful driving at Christmas.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Mr Marples appeals. Christmas traffic.

    C/U Ernest Marples, Minister of Transport, sat at his desk. He is asked what causes the most accidents on the road at Christmas. He replies and calls for careful driving, he also says he has asked for local authorities to leave road lights on all night. He is asked what role drink plays in accidents. He says 56% of people involved in accidents have been drinking and tells people not to drink and drive.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1704.10
    Media URN:
    52939
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:43:00 / 01:12:57:00
    Canister:
    60/102

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