We've Come a Long Way, Baby!

Don't you miss the good ol' days? The calmer, simpler times before seat belts were standard? Back when most homes were painted with lead and playgrounds were basically death traps? Oh, and you could smoke in hospitals, restaurants – anywhere!

The National Safety Council has been here through it all, keeping you safer for more than 100 years. We hope these old-timey NSC public service announcements make you smile. Just look at all the famous people sharing our safety messages. Enjoy!

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Ernest: There's a Lot of Crazies Out There, Vern


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Willie Tyler and Lester on Defensive Driving


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Actor Robert Mandan: Seat Belts are Important


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Safe Boating: Follow the Rules of the Water


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The Smothers Brothers Jump a Battery


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Shamu says, Be Safe Around Water


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Poison-proof Your Medicine Cabinet


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Teaching Safety
to Future Generations


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Mario Andretti: Pros Don't Take Chances


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Ernest on Safety Belts: What will I Think of Next?


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See if you can Spot
Penny Marshall


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