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CR 82: Rural truck speed differentials: the 1986/87 national study (1989)


This study aimed to examine the effect of the increase in the heavy vehicle speed limit from 80 to 90 km/h on 1 January 1987. Articulated vehicle mean free speeds were found to have increased in four States: car speeds remained stable. The speed differential between cars and articulated vehicles was reduced from 10 to 8 km/h.

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Type: Research and Analysis Report
Sub Type: Consultant Report
Author(s): R W Fitzgerald
Topics: Heavy vehicle, Rural, Speed
Publication Date: 01/05/89


Last Updated: 6 May, 2013