Transport: Money for Safety

Twenty-five years ago the National Safety Council was one man with a stenographer, $1,400 and a motto, "Safety First." Last week, convening in Chicago for its Silver Jubilee convention, it was an organization with 5,000 members, an annual budget of $750,000, and importance enough to attract: 10,000 safety specialists from all corners of the U.S.

Proud was Founder William H. Cameron that the biggest single cause of accidental death, traffic, was being made safer at a rate that indicated a saving of 8,500 lives in 1938 under the 39,500 killed in 1937.

What had accomplished...

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