16mm film Colour Sound 1987 11:40
Summary: A road safety film aimed at schoolchildren.
Title number: 164
Description: A dramatised story of schoolchildren walking to a hospital to visit a friend who has been injured in a road accident. En route to the hospital the teenagers exchange stories of accidents and near accidents that they have been involved in. These scenes are shown in flashback and used to illustrate principles of road safety for cyclists by demonstrating good and bad practice. Their route takes them along Leyton High Road and ends at Whipps Cross Hospital in Leytonstone. The flashbacks meanwhile take place on the suburban back streets around Leyton.
Credits: Director: Paul Cole; Script: Lyndsay Camp; Photography: Andy Shuttleworth; Editor: Derek Oates; Sponsor: General Accident; Sponsor: Department of Transport
Further information: Road Safety Officers' National Films Committee
Keywords: Cycling (leisure); Road safety
In galleries: Road Safety Week
Locations: United Kingdom; England; London; Waltham Forest; Leyton; Leytonstone
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