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Road Haulage by Motor in Britain

The First Forty Years

by Thomas Gibson

  • 310 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Road transport industries,
  • History,
  • Transportation,
  • History: World,
  • British Isles,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • General,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • 20th century,
  • Freight and freightage,
  • Great Britain,
  • Trucking

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10826858M
    ISBN 100754603733
    ISBN 109780754603733

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This title was first published in A general introduction to the study of motorised road haulage in Britain from its beginng up to the outbreak of the Second World War ().

Filling a gap in market, this is the first work to offer a broad survey into the subject, and is intended to stimulate further interest and : Thomas Gibson. Whereas there is extensive literature on the development of passenger road transport during the twentieth century, little of substance has been published about the contribution of road haulage to Britain's economic progress.

The book presents some cross-referenced articles on the history of road freight transport in Britain in the twentieth century/5(2). Chris Woodcock charts the history of motor road haulage in Britain, featuring the design and development of the vehicles, competition from the railways, and the coming of the motorway age.

He also documents the services that kept the truckers going, from garage to transport /5(17). The Companion to British Road Haulage History presents some cross-referenced articles on the business, economic, legal, administrative, technical and social aspects of road freight transport in Britain, from the very beginning of the motor vehicle era, through the slow transition from horse-drawn transport, to modern heavy lorries.

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[Thomas Gibson, (Writer on trucking)] This study of the early years of road haulage by motorized vehicles in Britain offers an overview of the whole industry from before the time of World War I. Topics covered include Road haulage by motor in Britain. Aldershot, Hampshire.98% of all food and agricultural products in Great Britain are transported by road freight.

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