This issue of Transporti Publici, May-June 1972, contains articles on: (1) disk brakes; a comparison is made between disk and drum brakes, with particular regard to mechanical and technical characteristics. Particular attention is given to dealing with the problem of vibrations; (2) the transporting of dangerous goods, which is increasing all the time. The experiences abroad are discussed, together with some proposals to restrict itineraries and loads; (3) harbor policy in the European community; (4) an article on the problems of vehicle braking; (5) vehicle safety through the study of impact, e.g. decelerations affecting the passenger compartment in case of front-end collisions, both against another vehicle and against a standing obstacle; (6) the International Conference on Vehicle and Traffic Safety, and (7) the effects of impact between two vehicles. Calculation is made of the values which maybe assumed for safety headway intended as minimum between two vehicles.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation

    Rome,   Italy 
  • Publication Date: 1975-5


  • Italian

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 139 p.
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00072145
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Systems Center
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 16 1982 12:00AM