Learn how a car works in episode 1 of a 14 part series about road safety. This in-depth series starts at the basics of car maintenance ensuring your vehicle is road worthy and of the highest safety standard. In this episode we learn how a car works. As stated 'some knowledge of how a car works is a good basis for the intelligent use of its controls'. The car featured is a vintage XT Falcon. The narrator James Dibble was a news reader for ABC Television.