Turn the key in the ignition, depress the clutch and pull away from the kerb - it's time to hit the road (safely!).
'The victims of motor car accidents are very often pedestrians. Sometimes they can be unpredictable but often they are innocent victims'.
Richie Benaud is an all-round cricketer and this film encourages viewers to be all-round safe drivers at a time when Benaud was the captain of the Australian cricket team.
Don't drink and drive! A jazz band gives extra appeal to this road safety trailer on the dangers of mixing drinking and driving.
This short would have been shown before a feature in movie theatres around Australia.
Film Australia Collection © National Film and Sound Archive.
Once you have a sound knowledge of driving fundamentals: checking, starting, stopping, steering, gear changing and braking, with practice these things become almost automatic.
A 1950s family hops into their FJ Holden and goes for a drive. A road safety film which highlights the need for good hand signals when driving.
This dramatised film features Noah Taylor in one of his first screen roles.
Learn how to correctly steer the car as well as the correct methods of gear changing and braking. The car featured is a vintage XT Falcon with manual transmission with a gear shift on the steering
'Freeways are designed for fast and safe motoring.