THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF TRUCK TRAFFIC ON TENNESSEE HIGHWAYS

The purpose of this study is to provide the Tennessee Department of Revenue with factual data relative to highway costs and revenue received from highway usage. In order to complete the analysis, five objectives were defined and completed during the study. These objectives are as follows: 1. Assessment of costs involved in providing highway designs for incremental weight class vehicles operating in the State of Tennessee. 2. Assessment of revenues associated with highway usage in the State of Tennessee. 3. Establishment of correlations between highway costs and revenues derived from incremental weight classes. 4. Assessment of economic impact relative to selected strategies for revenue collection in Tennessee. 5. Development of schemes for monitoring truck traffic in the State of Tennessee. /GMRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Southeastern Transportation Center

    309 Conference Center Building
    Knoxville, TN  USA  37996-4133
  • Authors:
    • Marks, B D
    • Humphreys, J B
    • JUDD, M
    • Jones, D
  • Publication Date: 1975-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 239 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00183022
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 12 1978 12:00AM