Road transport is the most important mode of freight transportation in terms of output in almost all countries in the world, in particular in Asia and the Pacific region. Longer combination vehicles or vehicles with extended length and weight limits have the potential to make freight transport more efficient and environmentally friendly. The objective of this paper is to analyze the economic implications of permitting the use of longer combination vehicles.For the larger containers (point 2), only slightly extended semi-trailers have to be used. Containers ... Summarising the results of this section, the connection between ISO-container weight and dimensions of transport vehicles is essential.
|Title||:||Longer Combination Vehicles (LCV) for Asia and the Pacific Region|
|Author||:||Philipp Nagl, United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific|
|Publisher||:||United Nations Publications - 2007|