1951-01-01

WHY 18,000 LB? AXLE LOAD EFFECT ON HIGHWAY DESIGN AND OPERATION 510180

THE 18,000-lb axle load limit is prescribed by law in 34 states to protect our roads against undue wear and tear.
The philosophy and reasoning behind the imposition of this limit are discussed by the author, who is a public official.

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