1973-02-01

Road Transport in Western Europe - Description of a Typical Range of Vehicles and Future Developments 730637

The conditions of road haulage in Europe are briefly examined, with particular reference to the main characteristics of vehicles, engines, and components used for the different applications. The importance of light and medium trucks in European haulage is stressed, taking into account the geographic characteristics, the existing road network, and the regulations presently in force. A typical range of light and medium trucks are then described as an illustration of the characteristics required. Future developments are considered with respect to foreseeable regulations for vehicles weights and dimensions, power-to-weight ratios, safety, and pollution requirements.

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