Motorcycles and cars undertake reliability tests, such as driving through water, to see how they react.
Item title reads - Travers open reliability trials under auspices Auto Cycle Union. Newcastle.
Motorcycles ride down a path through a crowd, they all have a number on the front. A policeman waves people back to make room for a car to drive through. L/S as the motorcycles ride up a path and round a corner. A man takes pictures of them as they ride up a hill.
We see several motorcycles going through some water, some of them steam, one man tries to start his bike again when he gets out of the water but can't. A motorcycle and sidecar also ride through. We see more motorbikes and cars starting the trials. A female motorbike rider shakes hands with another woman. We see several motorbikes and cars waiting to go.