Take the bus

Australia, 1971

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Episode of Series “B.P. Road Safety”
Drinking and driving are a bad combination. Shows examples of things that can happen when the driver has had a “few” at the local hotel. Stresses that it is better to “take the bus” after drinking and so avoid accidents which can happen to the driver, his car and anything that gets in his way.


production company

British Petroleum







ACMI Identifier


Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Automobile driving

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Drunk driving

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Road safety

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Drunk driving

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Automobile driver education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Safety education

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Alcohol - Physiological effect

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drunk driving

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Road safety

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia




16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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