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Potential safety aspects of the use of larger trucks on North Carolina highways

Patricia F. Waller

Potential safety aspects of the use of larger trucks on North Carolina highways

by Patricia F. Waller

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Published by The Center in Chapel Hill, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North Carolina.,
  • North Carolina
    • Subjects:
    • Traffic safety -- North Carolina.,
    • Trucks -- Sizes -- North Carolina -- Safety measures.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPatricia F. Waller, Forrest M. Council, and William L. Hall ; prepared by the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center for the Governor"s Highway Safety Program.
      ContributionsCouncil, Forrest M., Hall, William L. 1952-, University of North Carolina (System). Highway Safety Research Center., North Carolina. Governor"s Highway Safety Program.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE5614.3.N6 W344 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 73 leaves :
      Number of Pages73
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2666898M
      LC Control Number85621679

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