Trucking and intermodal freight issues.
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Published by Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Trucking -- Government policy -- United States -- Congresses.,
  • Containerization -- Government policy -- United States -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesTransportation research record ;, 920
ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.
LC ClassificationsTE7 .H5 no. 920, HE5623 .H5 no. 920
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 77 p. :
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2840118M
ISBN 100309036089
LC Control Number84001956

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