Cycling Proficiency Test, Stone

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Date:12th of October 1957

Description:Councillor Arthur Swanwick and Mr M C Downing, Clerk to Stone Urban District Council are pictured with several of the 80 entrants who took part in a Cycling Proficiency Test in Stone on Saturday 12 October 1957.

Councillor Swanwick stressed the importance of the tests saying that a bad machine was no use to a good rider and vice-versa. Police Sergeant T H Potts, Traffic Officer for the Stone Police Division said that the object of the tests was to reduce the number of road accidents. Please contact us if you recognise anyone else in this view.

This photograph was published in the Stone Guardian on Saturday 19 October 1957.


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Creators: Mr Ian Hazlehurst - Contributor

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