Slaughter at speed

United Kingdom, 1960

Film
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Shows some attempts to find solutions to the problem of death on the roads. The slaughter in cars, buses, trucks and other vehicles which move on the roads follow an hourly predictable pattern. Discusses American and British research in discovering what happens when a car crashes and how best to keep the people inside it alive - or to prevent the crash ever occurring.

Credits

producer

W R Reid

production company

BBC-TV

Duration

00:49:38:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1960

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31916

Language

English

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Automobile driving

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Automobiles - Safety measures

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Road safety

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Speed

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Traffic accidents

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Traffic accidents - Prevention

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Automobile driver education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Research

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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