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In 1983 UK parliament passed legislation to make seatbelt wearing compulsory for drivers and front seat passengers. We learn about the path to passing this bill from Barry Shearman MP, the broadcaster Nick Ross, safety advocate Jean Gaffin, and barrister Glyn Maddocks.

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A set of British road signs from different eras.

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