INVENTORYING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ON ROADS AND ROAD TRANSPORT

THE CONCEPT OF COMMUNICATION BETWEEN INDIVIDUALS, COMMUNITIES, NATIONS AND GROUPS OF NATIONS IS DISCUSSED. THE INTERNATIONAL ROAD FEDERATION HAS BEEN INVOLVED WITH THIS PROBLEM IN ATTEMPTING TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE GUIDELINES TO PROMOTE AND EXPEDITE DATA EXCHANGE AND UTILIZATION OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ON ROADS AND ROAD TRANSPORTATION TO IMPROVE LIFE FOR ALL PERSONS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. THE COUNTRIES THAT WERE SURVEYED IN EUROPE IN 1965 CAN BE BROADLY DIVIDED INTO TWO GROUPS' /1/ LARGE COUNTRIES WITH DEVELOPED PROGRAMS OF ROAD RESEARCH, E.G., UNITED KINGDOM, FRANCE, GERMANY, AND POSSIBLY ITALY, AND /2/ SMALLER COUNTRIES OR COUNTRIES WITH LESS DEVELOPED PROGRAMS, E.G., SPAIN, PORTUGUAL, IRELAND AND NORWAY. EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC DEVELOPMENT IN VARIOUS COUNTRIES ARE CITED.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Pagination: pp 11-19
  • Monograph Title: Highway transportation research, education and technology abroad
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00200037
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Oct 28 1994 12:00AM