The handling and transport of chemicals are discussed. An approximate estimate of the risks is made. The use of rail for carriage of dangerous goods is discussed. The role of the heavy goods vehicle driver and action to be taken following incidents on the road are considered. The effect on freight transport of a proposed ban on heavy lorries on the A58 trunk road through Leeds is discussed. /TRRL/

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This is a Sixth British Regional Congress of the Permanent International Association of Road Congresses, held on 12-15 September, 1977.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Whitehall Technical Press Limited

    Wrotham Place
    Wrotham, Sevenoaks, Kent ME14 1PE,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Anderson, P N
  • Publication Date: 1978-10


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 25-27
  • Serial:
    • Highway Engineer
    • Volume: 25
    • Issue Number: 10
    • Publisher: Whitehall Press Limited
    • ISSN: 0306-6452

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00189207
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 12 1979 12:00AM