1st Edition

The Economics of Road Transport





ISBN 9781138630673
Published November 21, 2018 by Routledge
254 Pages

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Book Description

Even in an age accustomed to the rapid commercial exploitation of new inventions, the great and extensive development of mechanical road transport stands out conspicuously. This book, first published in 1925, traces this development and analyses the economics of road transport.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. Historical Survey  3. Recent Development of Road Transport  4. Road Transport of Goods and Merchandise  5. Types of Vehicle and Their Special Economic Characteristics and Advantages for the Transport of Goods and Merchandise  6. The Organisation of Road Transport of Merchandise  7. The Motor Cab, the Motor Cycle and the Taxi-Cab  8. The Motor Coach  9. Rural Transport  10. City Transport  11. The Motor Bus  12. The Tramway  13. The Railless Trolley Omnibus  14. Road Transport Rates and Fares  15. Competition and Monopoly in Road Transport  16. The Railways and Road Powers  17. The Road  18. Taxation of Road Vehicles

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