VEHICLE SIZE AND WEIGHT REGULATIONS, PERMIT OPERATION, AND FUTURE TRENDS

This paper reviews current limits on truck sizes and weights, present practices in permit issuance, and current trends in vehicle sizes and weights. Present legal limits on sizes and weights are summarized, and the permit operations of several states are reviewed. Future trends in the sizes and weights of trucks are indicated. Problems of and implications for the present highway system are identified and discussed. /Author/

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Maps; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 39-45
  • Monograph Title: Surface transport regulation and railroad planning
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00196876
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309028329
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 28 1979 12:00AM