The author describes the present position in a number of areas concerning vehicle design and the road/vehicle interforce and considers likely changes in the next 25 years. Aspects considered include: power units, structure and body engineering, safety, communication with the driver, commercial vehicles, personal and public transport. The author assumes that a segregated road system for the exclusive use of goods transport will be developed which will incorporate sophisticated control methods. For abstracts of other papers presented at the 1975 National Conference of the Institution of Highway Engineers see IRRD abstract nos 220234-38. /TRRL/

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    Whitehall Technical Press Limited

    Wrotham Place
    Wrotham, Sevenoaks, Kent ME14 1PE,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Ellis, J R
  • Publication Date: 1976-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 20-25
  • Serial:
    • Highway Engineer
    • Volume: 23
    • Issue Number: 5
    • Publisher: Whitehall Press Limited
    • ISSN: 0306-6452

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00138991
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 17 1976 12:00AM