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Longer Combination Vehicles (LCV) for Asia and the Pacific Region

Some Economic Implications

  • Author: UN, ESCAP
  • Publication date: December 2007
  • Page count: 36
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 07.II.F.15

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ISBN: 9789211560121

About the product

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.