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ROAD SAFETY'

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Standing on a dangerous corner
Michael Standing keeps an eye on road-users at a big traffic centre
' somewhere in London '
This broadcast is not meant to entertain, though it is meant to show in an entertaining way how all of us, whether motorists, cyclists, or pedestrians, perhaps unconsciously, but continually, do the wrong and dangerous thing.
Visualise a busy traffic centre, with traffic converging from all sides. There are policemen to guide you, or traffic lights to let you by or hold you up. It should be fool-proof, but because of human nature it is not.
Listeners will hear directions given from a police car to various users of the road who make mistakes. And Michael Standing will be heard interrogating some of those who have made them.

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