RAC TRAINING SCHEME

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Places:

  • Dunbartonshire

Subjects:

  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: RAC TRAINING SCHEME

Reference number: 6773

Date: 1960c

Sound: silent

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 15.56 mins

Description: An RAC Training Scheme at the Loch Lomond Motor Cycle Club. Men and women are put through their paces, as they learn to control motorbikes and sidecars, complete obstacle courses and drive along streets amongst normal traffic. Certificates of Proficiency are awarded and the members enjoy tea in the Clubhouse afterwards.

See also ref. 6772

Shotlist: [no title] brief c/u RAC Training Scheme poster. Men and women gather around motorcycles with 'learner driver' stickers on them. Instructor in white lab coat goes around. Women fix their helmets on and people position their bikes (0.33) a lady gets on her bike (moped?). Various people start off and ride - the terrain is quite bumpy (1.30) a man 'kick starts' his engine and starts riding - this bike is a more powerful model than previous footage (2.03) a young woman is shown where various controls are (2.17) tarmac road, a motorcycle and sidecar start off , the instructor running alongside (2.35) gvs as various people try to ride their bikes, instructors always on hand to offer advice (4.06) people gather around with their bikes, an obstacle course is set out using old petrol cans and the riders take it in turn to swerve in and out of them (6.13) gvs taken from a moving vehicle behind motorbikes travelling along roadside and through town streets (7.19) more gvs obstacle course, general milling around (8.12) on the road again, car and bike through streets (probably Dunbarton / Dumbarton?) (8.12) further gvs obstacle course [including passing under Dumbarton Central Station railway bridge], they seem to be being examined officially now, sidecar obstacle test, various other people are tested (12.06) ints Loch Lomond Motor Cycle Club - people are awarded their certificates inside the clubhouse (13.10) c/u Certificate of Proficiency (3.18) tea and sandwiches and cakes are served in the Clubhouse, brief shot of a wee boy with bottle of orangeade (13.56)