About the book
While all modes of transport have environmental impacts, by far the most important is road transport which carries 70% of all goods and people. This publication examines transport systems, focusing particularly on road transport. It discusses trends and highlights the increasing role of road transport in countries throughout the world. Exploring various technical measures, it also details some of the basic technical steps that can and should be implemented in all countries. Decision-makers in governments, corporate managers as well as the private motorist will find the information they need to design or improve energy-efficient transport systems.