Assessing the impacts of multi-combination vehicles on traffic operations and safety
This report provides a review of the literature as a lead activity within the project Assessing the Impacts of Multi-Combination Vehicles on Traffic Operations and Safety.
New vehicle combinations are continuously being introduced in an effort to develop new freight efficient vehicle combinations to reduce overall unit freight costs. The number and type of multi-combination vehicles (MCVs) requesting access is increasing in Queensland and other Australian states therefore placing considerable pressure on transport regulators to expand networks available to them.
Regulatory decisions about MCVs need to be informed and it is essential that routes for the operation of these vehicles be selected so as to minimise risks to the environment, road assets and other road uses, whilst still facilitating efficient freight movement.
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|Keywords:||multi, combination vehicle, heavy vehicle, traffic engineering, road engineering, highway engineering, traffic operation, road safety, B, double, road train|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2002 (Please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||23 May 2007 00:00|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 12:41|
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