THE ENERGY, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSEQUENCES OF INCREASED VEHICLE SIZE AND WEIGHT. VOLUME II. COMPENDIUM OF APPENDICES

This compendium supplements the 'Final Report' and consists of an Introduction, a review of factors affected by increased vehicle size and weight (energy, costs, operations, environmental) including whether these factors are treated from a qualitative, quantitative, or analytical standpoint in the report. (Summary given in eight tables). Appendices A through J give detailed findings and include a summary of a workshop, review of size and weight regulations and permit operations, evaluation of effect of heavier, larger trucks on pavement life, bridge performance, highway costs, truck performance, traffic operations, truck costs, safety and environmental. The detailed information in this compendium is summarized in the companion Volume I, Final Report.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 1, PB-290335.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Oregon State University, Corvallis

    Transportation Research Institute
    Corvallis, OR  United States  97331

    Department of Transportation

    Office of University Research, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Layton, R D
    • Hicks, R G
    • Mingle, J G
    • Phelps, R E
    • Cantwell, W C
  • Publication Date: 1978-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 404 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00190923
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT/RSPA/DPB50/78/27Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-OS-60142
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 28 1979 12:00AM