How to Drive a Car : A Fascinating Insight into Driving in the 1920s and 30s

9781445635798 Amberley

 

With the introduction of the driving test and the Highway Code in the 1930s, both seen as essential in combating road deaths at the time, this book was published for the budding driver so they could learn all the nuances of driving and maintaining their car. The 1930s were a time of no motorways, cars that needed almost weekly maintenance, the menace of horses and the dangers of poor lighting and drink driving, and this book sold in its tens of thousands to learner drivers as Britons took to the roads in their millions.

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