oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Improving efficiency in the movement of cargo on roads through overload control
|Article Title||Improving efficiency in the movement of cargo on roads through overload control|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||Sep 1971|
|Pages||25 - 26|
Extracted from text ... Text Skhumbuzo MacozomaDepartment of Transport Improving efficiency in the movement of cargo on roads through overload control Vehicle operational costs (R/km) ROAD DAMAGE caused by heavy vehicle overloading in South Africa is costing the country an estimated R600-800 million per annum. In addition, transport costs incurred by road users as a result of bad roads is estimated to amount to billions per annum. Accelerated road damage has a ripple effect that negatively impacts on the economy. For instance: A damaged road poses a hazard to road users and increases the risk of accidents accidents increase the burden ..
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