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Safety Rules for Safe Bicycle Riding

Tuesday, June 14, 1949

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Tommy tries to get Mr. Piano to talk to him, but he only talks when they are on the air.

Mr. Narrator interprets Mr. Piano's message for the day: Look, Walk and Cross with Safety. Tommy speaks to the piano himself, Mr. Traffic Safety Policeman also arrives.

Tommy and Mr. Traffic Safety Policeman discuss safe bicycle riding, they describe using a tail reflector on bicycles at night, and also encourage riders to wear light colored garments so they can be more easily seen.

Mr. Narrator and Mr. Traffic Safety Policeman review other bicycle safety rules.


Police Safety Program brought to in cooperation with Mayor O'Dwyer and Police Commissioner William P. O'Brien by members of the Police Safety Bureau.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 72741
Municipal archives id: LT2022

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About Police Safety Program

A 1949-1950 children's musical variety show for youngsters who need some supervision.

Join Mister Narrator, Talking Piano, Mister Singing Safety Police Officer, Old Man Accident, and others in issuing a strict disciplinary stance on crossing the street with safety.  Other topics covered include bicycle safety, avoiding strangers, ab rhyming schemes, and general carefulness.

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