A Nice sort of accident to have

United Kingdom, 1971

Film
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A report on progress toward car safety, illustrating the differences in approach found in Britain and the USA. Considers statistics relating to accidents, current driver psychology research, reasons for Britain’s need to follow US regulation to maintain exports, and the “airbag”. Also comments on the fact that New South Wales has declared compulsory seat belt wearing.

Credits

production company

BBC-TV

producer

Alec Nisbett

Duration

00:52:50:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1971

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013232

Language

English

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Automobile driving

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Automobiles - Design and construction

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Automobiles - Safety measures

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Road safety

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Traffic accidents

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Traffic accidents - Prevention

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Traffic accidents - Prevention

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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