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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1958 May

Beverly T. Fitzpatrick Tests Out Driving Simulator in Roanoke, Va.

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Roanoke, Va., Judge Beverly T. Fitzpatrick, chairman of the Roanoke Valley Citizens Traffic Safety Council operates a new Aetna Drivotester machine, which uses a motion picture to simulate driving while tracking and scoring drivers' reactions to obstacles and changes on the road. After completing the test-drive, Fitzpatrick looks over his results with an unidentified man.
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