• Short Summary

    Bus driver learn to handle their buses at the London Transport Skid School.

  • Description

    Item title reads - School for skids.

    London.

    Various shots of London traffic around Trafalgar Square, plenty of buses drive by. M/S bus drivers having a lesson at the London Transport Skid School, a teacher explains techniques. Good shots from inside and out of an AEC Regent bus doing various skids on grease track. M/S as a driver gets out afterwards.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1231.07
    Media URN:
    33908
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1947
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:54:00 / 01:12:04:00
    Canister:
    NP 134

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    Amongst the buildings clearly seen in the clip is the Church of St. Martin in the fields.

    "Good shots from inside and out of buses doing various skids" - actually it's the same bus all the time, an AEC Regent, Reg. NO. BXD 592.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks for this.

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