An Innovative Cask for Transporting Defense High-Level Waste
In the early 1980s, the U.S. Department of Energy/Defense Programs (DOE/DP) initiated a project to develop a safe and efficient transportation system for defense high-level waste (DHLW)....

Water Reallocation of the Carson River
The federal courts have not been able to allocate the waters of the Carson or Truckee Rivers in such a manner as to satisfy all the users. As a result, there have been a number of suits...

ORNL Light-Duty Vehicles PC System
This data system, designed by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), monitors information on every light-duty vehicle (automobiles...

Geomorphic and Sedimentologic Evaluation of a Proposed Flood Control Project, Truckee River, Reno, Nevada
Geomorphic observations, sediment data and shear stress analyses were integrated to evaluate the potential responses of the steep, coarse grained Truckee River to a proposed flood control...

Truck Accommodation in Urban Areas

Dallas Urban Goods Movement Changes-The Decade After
In the 1970's, the City of Dallas undertook an urban goods movement (UGM) planning project that resulted by the end of the decade in far reaching changes in the process, particularly...

Economic Impact of Alternative Downtown UGM Strategies
In downtown Dallas, four strategies have been tested: consolidated public truck terminals; provision of off-street loading space in individual buildings, under ordinance; curb space management...

The Truck Commodity Survey in the New York-New Jersey Metropolitan Area
The Truck Commodity Survey was designed to gather information on the characteristics of truck traffic at toll barriers with minimal disruption to traffic flows. It was developed by the...

Information Needs for Policy, Planning and Design
This resource paper was presented specifically as a focus of discussion for probe group II, Information Needs for Policy, Planning and Design. The paper represents the freight planning...

Load-Permit Truck Operations in New York State
This paper presents the results of a survey of indivisible-load permit vehicle operations in New York State. The survey was conducted in the context of an investigation into the impacts...

Truck Involvement in Fatal Urban Road Accidents in Australia
Trucks are over-represented (relative to vehicle numbers and vehicle-kilometers of travel) in fatal accidents. Those most at risk are occupants of other vehicles and pedestrians. Articulated...

Goods Transportation in Urban Areas
The conference on Goods Transportation in Urban Areas (GTUA V) held in Santa Barbara, California, during March 6-11, 1988, focused on three major themes—truck accommodation in urban areas;...

Maintenance on Underground Subway Construction
The paper discusses maintenance the three types of subway construction in the Bag Area Rapid Transit system: cut and cover, driven tunnel, and prefabricated subaqueous railroad tube. Specialized...

Highway Factors in Truck Wrecks
An examination is presented of highway factors as they interact with driver and vehicle factors in large truck accident causation. Examples of highway defects are discussed along with...

Effects of Driver Factors and Training on Wrecks
A training program for professional drivers is reviewed. The effects of driver factors, as well as their training, on accidents is presented....

Design Considerations for Trucks in Work Zones
In an Eastern state a 3. 8 mi (6. 2 km) work zone had 14 accidents during a project duration of 120 days. Eleven of the 14 accidents occurred at temporary crossovers where traffic was...

Accommodation of Large Trucks: Traffic Control Issues
The objective of this paper is to identify ways that large trucks can be accommodated safely and efficiently through traffic control. Traffic control is herein defined as encompassing...

Accommodating Larger Trucks at At-Grade Intersections
When a particular intersection serves a high volume of large truck traffic, design considerations should reflect the presence of those larger vehicles. This paper discusses three intersection...

Analysis of Bridge Truck Loads
The development of the reliability-based load and resistance factor design (LRFD) methodology requires uncertainties in loads and resistance be quantified. In the load capacity evaluation...

Accommodation of Trucks on the Highway
Safety in Design
This book contains the papers presented at the symposium on accommodation of trucks on highways held in Nashville, Tenn., May 11, 1988. The papers address highway factors that contribute...

 

 

 

 

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