Minister of Transport Ernest Marples calls for careful driving at Christmas.
Item title reads - Mr Marples appeals. Christmas traffic.
C/U Ernest Marples, Minister of Transport, sat at his desk. He is asked what causes the most accidents on the road at Christmas. He replies and calls for careful driving, he also says he has asked for local authorities to leave road lights on all night. He is asked what role drink plays in accidents. He says 56% of people involved in accidents have been drinking and tells people not to drink and drive.