TRUCKS ARE TOPS, SAY ROADS AND BRIDGES READERS, THIRD ANNUAL FLEET EQUIPMENT SURVEY OF PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENTS HAS RECORD 21% RESPONSE RATE; 2,513 PUBLIC WORKS READERS POLLED

The results are presented of the Roads & Bridges magazine's annual survey of equipment users in the public sector. The trends which emerged showed that trucks are the most useful items among most respondents. Medium and dump trucks, front end loaders, then graders were considered the most useful. Respondents were also queried about what type of pavement was under their care, and also asked to rank reasons for equipment purchase on a scale of 10 to 1 with 10 being the most significant. Specifications and price were deemed the most important reasons. Charts are used to present the results of the survey. The charts present data relating to the most useful equipment; most useful equipment by countries, by cities; fleet-size (excluding trucks); fleets by countries, by townships; expected increase in fleets; used equipment; and value of truck fleets.

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    Scranton Gillette Communications

    380 E Northwest Highway, Suite 200
    Des Planes, IL  United States  60016-2282
  • Publication Date: 1985-12

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  • Accession Number: 00454372
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1986 12:00AM