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Trucking 1950's Australia 21 Nov 2021 20:26 #228440

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Trucking 1950's Australia 21 Nov 2021 20:34 #228441

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And this is a similar sort of thing from USA

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Trucking 1950's Australia 21 Nov 2021 20:44 #228442

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And 1961

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Trucking 1950's Australia 21 Nov 2021 20:55 #228444

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Just 5 minutes ago finished reading about Tunnicliff Transport carting Ford cars on their Comet and here is is, come to grief in a big way.
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Trucking 1950's Australia 21 Nov 2021 21:29 #228447

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Interesting figure in that First Video. of 2000 road Deaths. there was only 9.2 million People in Australia in 1955.
Yet last year with 26 Million People 1140 Road Deaths.. A huge Drop percentage wise..
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Trucking 1950's Australia 21 Nov 2021 22:38 #228452

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Our roads have come a long way, even in my short life time

We, probably me included sook about our roads but they are pretty good when you consider our small population and the size of our country

Paul
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Trucking 1950's Australia 21 Nov 2021 23:30 #228453

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True, Paul. combined with;
Collapsible Steering Columns,
Seat Belts.
RBT,
& Airbags

Are the Big lifesaving innovations in My Lifetime..
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Trucking 1950's Australia 22 Nov 2021 12:51 #228465

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My Dad was a anti seat belter right to the end, I would laugh and roll my eyes listening to him carry on about every time we arrived home and passed thru the front gate

Seat belt off and a announcement about how wonderful it is to be free of that government telling him what to do

A bit like the anti vaxers of today I guess, in later years aI would laugh my head of at Dads big performance about this, red light cameras and speed cameras and the labour party

It would go on for hours, I would wind him up and leave him for Mum to enjoy as I left

Paul
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Trucking 1950's Australia 22 Nov 2021 17:38 #228485

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LOL MRS

Why do we wear seatbelts
A: so we can't B boked for not wearing a seat belt

We also bye cars not for there survival in an accident
or we would all B driving Mercedes
we bye cars and drive responably to avoid accidents
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There's more WORTH in KENWORTH
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Trucking 1950's Australia 22 Nov 2021 17:43 #228486

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When I used to ride shotgun in the tow trucks we always said seatbelts were there to make it easier to find the bodies!? :pinch:
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