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Drivers Have Accurate Speedometers, Maybe Only 1 or 2 in 10, Declares Keneipp By John W. Stepp Motorists here probably know where they are going, but as many as 8 or 9 out of every 10 may not actually know how fast. George E. Keneipp, director of Motor Vehicles and Traffic, said yes terday that from 80 to 90 per cent of the 360,000 autos, buses and trucks operating on District s streets have faulty speedometers. Many of the speed gauges are "fast,” many are “slow and—some do not work at all, Mr. Keneipp said he found in a traffic survey. Only a small fraction of the faulty speed ometers comes to the attention of police. Just Doesn’t Bother. “Whatever the fault it is probably lue to the fact that the average mo torist just doesn't bother about his speedometer until he gets in trouble over it," Mr. Keneipp declared. This was the traffic director’s view when questioned on the effective ness of a long-standing traffic regu lation here requiring all motor ve hicles to have speedometers “In good working condition.” The rule, suspended during the war due to scarcity of repair parts, has since been reinstated. It speci fies a maximum penalty of a $300 fine and 10 days in jail on convic tion in Traffic Court. Indicating the regulation is pos sibly the most flouted In the book, Mr. Keneipp emphasized that "an important traffic safety matter” is involved. , Few Bus Meters Work. One element of the problem is the operation here of nearly 2,000 buses, only a small percentage of which have speedometers that func tion. A spokesman for Capital Transit Co. admitted that “practically none" of that firm s 1.000 buses have work ing speed gauges. Maintenance parts are still hard to get from manufac turers, he said. He said, the rough travel of the vehicles is especially damaging to the delicate gauges which, he said, are constantly in need of repair. The Washington-Maryland-Vir glnia Coach Co. has agreed to get and keep speedometers in shape at the rate of 20 buses per month, according to Herman S. Cole, ad ministrative offleer of the Depart ment of Vehicles and Traffic. NOW BIG FARE CUT on TWA round-trips abroad Ntw 30-day excursion tickets available October 1 to April 1, 1949 Now it coat* 1*** than aver to take a buaima* or vacation trip acroaa the Atlantic by TWA. On ticket* aold from October 1, to April 1, TWA’a new fill and winter exeuraion ratea let yen fly to Europe and hack for only about H more than the regular / one-wiy fare. Return portion of * ticket ia good for 30 daya. YOU TIAVIl ABOVI BOUOH WIATHIK IN riVI.MILI-A-MINUTI TWA tKYUNIBt. Whether you’re traveling for hueineaa or •leaaire, you can look forward to a pleeient winter oroaeing when you go | byTWA.Highabov^ " oa.i.erwhere TWA Skylinera fly, the air ii clear and ■nooth . . . actually imoothrr in winter than at other timee of the year. COMFORT...SIRVICl...FINI FOOD... A LI YOURS AT NO IXTRA COST I Although your round-trip TWA fare ia reduced, there ia no reduc tion in TWA’a high atandard of aervice, comfort and cuiaina. You atill get delicioua hot meala in flight at meal time without charge. No tipping. No extraa to pay. Skilled I hoateaaea take pride in making aure your TWA trip ia a travel treat. SON ROUND TRIM IN TNI U.S.. tee. her you I re eei on TW A i i at home or abroad, are worth-while «»• b round-trip ticket*, our travel agent or tieket agent about lower TWA round iree. TWA is the way to travel in the U.S.A. and overseas 14 hn Paris It kn. SS min. from U.!. A. London* II km. 10 min. Irani U. S. A. *Vjcr eennactfas erirlino from Ptrrit or Shcmr.rr. Lisbon 17 kn. 10 min. from U. J. 7. Geneva It kn. I ml*, from U.i.A. Rome 20 kn. SO mi*, from U. S. A. Am <u tiring. .. deluxe all-sleeper servtce NEW YORK to PARIS every :riday afternoon, starting October 1st .,»!< Republic 5400 •ryaurtftrrclofM* Constellation Service to Chicago and the West Coast MS WORLD A/RL/MS l/MM • AW MCA • ASIA Mr. Cole expressed the belief that spot checks of all motor vehicles by police may be the only answer to enforcing the law. The possibility of checking the accuracy of speedometers at annual District inspections was called “im practical" by Mr. Keneipp. He said that to include such a checkup would require an "enormous change" in procedure and he emphasized that cost to the District and delay to motorists would be considerably in creased. Arthur E. Miller, police inspector in charge of traffic, said he “would like to see the problem cleared up.”’ ’ “About three-quarters of all drivers stopped for speeding claim their speedometers must be out of whack,” Inspector Miller said. “Yet we have no way of checking on that.” To date this year, police have charged only 55 motorists with hav ing either defective speedometers or no speedometers at all. Few Charges Filed. "A defective one has to be pretty i bad before we can charge a driver,”, the inspector said. The Corporation Counsel* office In Municipal Court reported few such charges get into court. The nearest thing to it recently was a speed case against an interstate bus driver who admitted he didn’t know exactly how fast he was going be cause the speedometer of his bus was not working. He w'as fined $10 for speeding by Judge Nadine L. Gallagher. Two of the city's largest speed ometer repair shop6 reported that repair parts are still in short supply in some makes. But one shop added pit has enough general stock on hand now to take care of 700 to 800 re pair jobs. * Mr. Kenelpp said that because of the shortage of repair parts he takes a “sympathetic" view of the In to 1(1 MM«. S|U< ill illlll , rrftctatf witt ...Mfs ti Mini npn »l Mikl liirh Hi urns District motorist and his speedom eter. Meanwhile, just about the only, accurate speedometers in town at] present would seem to be those ori police cars. These vehicles are sub mitted to a speedometer check by a special "checkometer” machine in the police inspection station at nearlv two-month intervals. > Argo Lodge to Meet The season's first monthly meet ing of Argo Lodge No. 413. B’nal B'rith, will be at 8:15 p.m, Septem ber 29 in the Jewish Community Center. Sixteenth and Q streets N.W. Switzerland's paint industry has reached new high levels of produc tion recently. McGREGOR | SPORTSWEAR, and SUCKS LEVITINS 3044 14th St. N.W. CO. 11*4 Open Eves. 'Til 9 P.N. Magicians Alliance To Hold Session Here The sixtfc annual convention of the Magicians Alliance of Eastern States will be held at the Statler Hotel next Friday and Saturday. The magicians, from 12 States and the District, will stage a public show in the Statler's Presidential Room at 8:15 pm. Saturday. Sep tember 25. Tickets may be obtained from convention co-sponsors, the Society of American Magicians or the International Brotherhood of Magicians and at Harry Baker's Fun Show, 924 Seventeenth street! N.W. PARSONS KITCNCNS • Complete ■un-noa* era kitchen in • at. ft. of door space. Indales range (gas or elec.), re frigerator, sink ia4 Horace. BcaatifnL all men I, ire proof. Ileal for apartments, small homes, cottages, rec reation rooms, o dices, dubs, motels, tonrist cabins. Ad Y—r jythdtt. AVAILABLE NOW Phone no today for farther Information HO. 53)3 Douglas Distributing Corg. (Hit Girard St. N.E. St. Paul 'Railroad Day' Will Honor Faricy . William T. Faricy, president of the Association of American Rail roads, located in the Transportation Building here, will be the guest of honor when his home city of St Paul, Minn., observes “Railroad Day” on September 30. ' On that day, St. Paul will stage a series of events in recognition of the contributions which railroads are making and have made to the1 city._j AVOID HARSH LAXATIVES! Whon Natur* won't, PLUTO will... usually in 1 hour I Try the *enlle, ed*«tiv* Ie» alive bellied al faateae French lick Sarin**. Ht H inH.Mll, *y Fhrtt MH OryMh 1 IT'S TIME TO SHINE WITH... WE SHMB THAT ST*yS! Because if has a hard-wax finish GRIFFIN HACK • MOWN . 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