Good item about latest in road safety including new flyover and skid pan testing.
Towards road safety. Maidenhead (Berkshire), Hammersmith and Finmere. (Oxfordshire).
Various shots of the new Maidenhead bypass which is to be part of the M4 to South Wales. C/U of large M4 sign. M/Ss of little boy riding tricycle along closed motorway. L/S of two little boys walking over bridge together which spans the Thames. L/S from inside vehicle moving along motorway. L/S of congested traffic in Maidenhead.
L/S of partly completed flyover in Hammersmith. L/Ss of crowds gathering at the end of the flyover watching the last unit being put into place. M/S of Mr Edmonds (Chairman of the London County Council Road Committee). Various shots of flyover under construction. L/S of traffic passing under flyover. L/S of the flyover.
L/S of car speeding along and going into a spin on a skid pan in Finmere Oxfordshire. M/S of men watching. L/S of of another car spinning. Several more shots of driver showing how to avoid skidding.