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In a Line or Two"

15th February 1952
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Which of the following most accurately describes the problem?

A new Goodyear tyre depot has been opened at May Street. Belfast.

Blue Motors. Bethesda, have been acquired by Crosville Motor Services, Ltd.

Three trolleybus services in St. Helens have been replaced by Motorbuses.

The export to Turkey of the 5,000th Ferguson tractor was the occasion of a recent ceremony at the Turkish Embassy.

Seven Austin breakdown tenders, fitted with Mann Egerton equipment, have been sold to Societe Commerciale De L'Ouest Africain for distribution in West Africa.

The president of the International Union of Public Transport, M. ithier, has sent a telegram to Mr. Vane Morland, vice-president, expressing condolences for the death of the King.

The Parliamentary committee of the Co-operative Union has agreed to give support to the Electric Vehicle Association in the steps to obtain a reduction or a remission of the purchase tax. on battery-electric vehicles.

Willcox (Buckwell-India), Ltd., Delhi, has been appointed Thornycroft vehicle agent in Punjab (India), Patiala and Fast Punjab States Union, Jammu and Kashmir States and the whole of the Rajastan and Uttar Pradesh: The private-hire coach business c.f E. Eurton and Sons, Ltd., Retforcl; has been taken over by the Lincolnshire Road Car Co.. Ltd. Hurton's one stage service, school contracts and excursions and tours will continue to be operated by the purchaser.


1N40 years, road accidents will cost the country more than is being spent on the whole of the rearmament programme—some 14,700m. It is not unreasonable to demand, therefore. that, say, a bare minimum of £5m. a year—equal to a minute fraction of this huge sum—should be specifically allocated for the removal of accident black spots and the consequent prevention of human suffering."

This 'point is put forward in the latest bulletin • of the .-British Road Federation. The standing joint committee of the three major motoring associations is to furnish the Minister of Transport with more evidence of the damage caused to the nation's economy by the inadequacy of the present road system.


APAPER on aspects of the law relatin^, to public cleansing will be read by Mr. J. Heys, town clerk of Sheffield, at the spring meeting of the Institute of Public Cleansing, to be held in Sheffield front April 3-4.

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