Transport: Safety by the Book

Of the 28,000 high schools in the U. S., a scant 8,000 study the automobile and its relation to everyday life. A leader is Chicago, where every public high school now teaches the actual manipulation of the automobile. Lagging is New York City, where only a few technical high schools do.

Last week New York was preparing to catch up. Required by a new State law was safety education in all public schools.

Ready for use was a textbook designed to make the automobile as important to school children as the three Rs.* Devoting...

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