EFFECTS OF TRUCK SIZE AND WEIGHTS ON HIGHWAY INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS : A SYNTHESIS REPORT

@inproceedings{Luskin2001EFFECTSOT,
  title={EFFECTS OF TRUCK SIZE AND WEIGHTS ON HIGHWAY INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS : A SYNTHESIS REPORT},
  author={David M. Luskin},
  year={2001}
}
  • David M. Luskin
  • Published 2001
from paper: “To the extent that truck operators are constrained by regulations to operate differently from what they would choose to do without restrictions, the relaxation of truck size and weight regulations would allow truckers to carry more cargo at less cost. If it is assumed that trucking is a competitive industry, these savings will be passed on to shippers. Lower prices to shippers will induce some additional amount of freight movement, more so in the long run as producers and consumers… CONTINUE READING

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