PROGRESS REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON ECONOMICS OF MOTOR VEHICLE SIZE AND WEIGHT. I: INTRODUCTION

THE COMMITTEE IS ASSEMBLING DATA RELATING TO FACTORS INVOLVED IN AN ECONOMIC SOLUTION OF THE FREIGHT VEHICLE SIZE AND WEIGHT PROBLEM. THE PRESENT REPORT COVERS ONLY THE COMMODITY DENSITY AND MOVEMENT PHASE OF THE PARENT STUDY, BUT IT GIVES NEW AND USEFUL ANALYSIS OF THE VOLUME OF COMMODITY MOVEMENTS BY HIGHWAY TOGETHER WITH THE WEIGHT CHARACTERISTICS OF SUCH HIGHWAY FREIGHT. THE SECRETARY OF THE COMMITTEE CAUTIONS AGAINST USING THE COMMODITY DATA AS THE SOLE BASIS FOR THE FINAL SOLUTION TO THE SIZE AND WEIGHT PROBLEM. /HRB/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 37, pp 18-21, 3 REF
  • Authors:
    • STEVENS, H
  • Publication Date: 1958

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Thirty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 6-10, 1958
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00223531
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Oct 3 1971 12:00AM