When there are so many brickbats flying at the police, it is a pleasure to hand out a bouquet.
Driving on the M4, a rear tyre deflation caused swerving and skidding, which developed into a broadside skid across the entire width of the carriageway, turning the car 180 degrees, causing another tyre failure, and ending up facing in the wrong direction on the soft shoulder.
A Land Rover Police Patrol appeared. Enquiring in a very concerned way whether we were all right, they then proceeded to give us every possible help and assistance. We were told where to get tyres after hours and then were helped on our way, with their best wishes.
The whole operation was carried out with smiles, efficiency and absolutely no officialdom.
Are they wonderful? We think they are.
GEORGE W. BURGER – London NW2.
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