Click for larger image Safe Crossing
1984 COI / BFI
Click for larger image "Give way and let them cross in safety."
 
Animated PIF based on a live-action PIF called 'Give Pedestrians Right of Way' featuring Richard O'Sullivan.


Safe Parking
1980 COI / BFI
"Park safe."
 
In this clip we are informed of how accidents could occur due to careless parking.


Click for larger image Say No to Strangers
1981 COI / BFI
Click for larger image "Say NO! to Strangers."
 
A man (Duncan Preston) tries to entice a young girl into his car. This is the short version of a feature-length PIF made for schools in the early 1980s.
 
Narrated by Keith Chegwin.


School Entrance Markings
1976 COI / BFI
"St. John's School: 306 pupils. Valley Road: 250 pupils. Help keep it that way."
 
Set to the tune of 'Ten Green Bottles' this PIF instructs drivers not to park on yellow road markings outside schools.
 
Voiced by Michael Jayston.


Scottish Office: Fire Kills
1987 Scottish Office
Fire kills. Think about it.

Separation Distance Motorways
1978 COI / BFI
"Only a fool breaks the two second rule."
 
On motorways, keeping a safe distance from the car in front could save your life.


She Can Take It
1981 COI / BFI
"Think before you drink before you drive."
 


Short Fires
1982 COI / BFI
"Smoke kills."
 
Keep matches and lighted cigarettes away from upholstered furniture.


Click for larger image Shooting Up Once Can Screw you Up
1988
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Click for larger image Shut All Doors At Night
1984
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Click for larger image Smack It Isn't Worth It
c1988
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Smoke Alarm: Dolls House
1990 COI / BFI
"Wake up. Get a smoke alarm."
 
Highlighting the need for smoke alarms in homes.


Smoking in Bed
1978 COI / BFI
"Don't smoke in bed."
 
Keith Barron explains how smoking in bed is like lighting a slow fuse.


Click for larger image Smoking. Who Needs It?
25.12.1989
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Click for larger image Smog
1981
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Snatch of the Day
1975 COI / BFI
"Beware of Pickpockets."
 
A humourous PIF illustrating just how easy it is to be the victim of a Pickpocket.


Stay Low: Wine
1985 COI / BFI
"Stay low."
 
If you're driving this Christmas, watch what your drinking or you might live to regret it.


Click for larger image Strange Caller
1983 COI / BFI
Click for larger image "Don't let strangers in."
 
A woman is wary of the man who appears on her doorstep.
 
Robert Lang narrates.


Click for larger image Steer Clear Of Bikes
c1983
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Click for larger image Summertime Drinking
1980s
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Supervise Your Child
1980 COI / BFI
"Don't let them out of sight."
 
Even the quietest roads can kill, because small children can't understand the dangers.
 
Voiced by Edward Judd.


Click for larger image Suspicious Callers
1983 COI / BFI
Click for larger image "If in doubt - Check up!"
 
Don't let anyone into your home that you're not sure about.


Click for larger image Swimming In Cold Water Can Kill
1988
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Take Care With Cigarettes
1982 COI / BFI
"She'll never draw those curtains again..."
 
The danger of discarded cigarettes and how they can easily cause a house fire.


Teenagers Learn to Swim
1972 COI / BFI
"Keep in the swim."
 
Animated PIF. A Fairy Godmother grants a girl the man of her dreams - or is he?


Click for larger image That Last Smoke Could Be Your Last
c1985
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Click for larger image Think Ahead and Brake Gently
1982
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Click for larger image Think Before You Drink: Party
1980 COI / BFI
Click for larger image "Think before you drink before you drive."
 
Drink and drive and you could lose a lot more than your license.


Click for larger image Think Before You Drink Before You Drive
1977
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Click for larger image Think!
2000
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Click for larger image Think Bike
1978
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Tidy Britain Year: Glass
1990 COI / BFI
"Let's do something!"
 
Ray Brooks narrates.


Tidy Britain Year: Motorist
1990 COI / BFI
"Everyone's got an excuse. What's yours?"
 
Voiced by Hywel Bennett.


Tidy Britain Year: Rat
1990 COI / BFI
"Let's do something!"
 
Ray Brooks narrates.


Toddler Safety
1984 COI / BFI
"Set a good example."
 
Keep toddlers safe when out near busy streets.


Traffic Shapes
1979 COI / BFI
Red triangle means Beware. Red circle means No.

Click for larger image Tufty Ice Cream Van
1970
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Click for larger image Unlocked Car
c1990
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Water Rescue
1977 COI / BFI
"You can save a life without risking your own."
 
This is a shortened version of the 'Reach, Throw, Wade, Row' PIF.


Wet: Motorbikes
1979 COI / BFI
"Give them room."
 
To manoeuvre safely on a wet road, a bike needs room.


Window Locks
1980 COI / BFI
"A window is always open to a thief. Unless it's locked."
 


Click for larger image Worn Tyres
1985 COI / BFI
Click for larger image "Will your tyres pass the 10p test?"
 
Always check that the tread on your tyres is at least 1mm deep.


Yellow Box Junctions
1979 COI / BFI
"Ooh, I've been pinched!"
 
Block a yellow box junction by stopping or parking within it, and you will be subject to a heavy fine.
 
Patrick Allen narrates.


Youngsters Learn to Swim
1973 COI / BFI
"Teach them to swim."
 
Rolf Harris encourages parents to have their chlidren taught to swim.


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