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Published by Transport and Road Reseach Laboratory, Safety and Transportation Dept., Transport Planning Division in Crowthorne, Berks .
Written in English

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Study carried out for the Transport and Road Research Laboratory under contract with the authors" employers, the Transport Studies Unit, Oxford University.

Statementby R.P. Kilvington and R.P. Mackenzie.
SeriesContractor report -- 11
ContributionsMackenzie, R. P., University of Oxford. Transport Studies Unit.
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Open LibraryOL13959722M

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