COMMERCIAL VEHICLES: WEIGHT AND DIMENSIONAL LIMITS IN RELATION TO ACCIDENT EXPERIENCE

This paper reports an accident investigation undertaken for the naasra economics of road vehicle limits study. The data used are accident reports for the Hume and Newell highways in New South Wales. These, together with vehicle mileage data, were examined in detail to try to identify the relationship of the characteristics and operations of commercial vehicles to accident incidence and severity. (A). /TRRL/

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This paper was presented at the 8th Conference of the Australian Road Research Board, Perth, Australia, August 23-27, 1976.
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    ARRB Group Limited

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    Australian Road Research Board

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  • Authors:
    • Wood, H T
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  • Publication Date: 1976

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 24-31
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 8
    • Issue Number: 1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00164167
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Jun 28 1978 12:00AM