Plymouth Road Safety film (1926)

In the mid twenties the Plymouth Police were become very concerned about the increase of mechanical vehicles on the streets. In one year there were 689 accidents in Plymouth with 349 people injured and 5 killed. A road safety film was commissioned which amongst other things showed the right and wrong was to cross the road and how to get on and off a tramcar safely.

Landmarks in this film are: Derry’s Clock, Hyde Park Corner, Wolseley Road and Greenbank Hospital.