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Published by Transport and Road Research Laboratory in Crowthorne, Berks .
Written in English


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Produced for the Transport and Road Research Laboratory under contract with the authors" employer, Halcrow Fox and Associates.

Statementby P.N. Daly, F. McGrath and A.B. van Emst.
SeriesContractor report / Transport and Road Research Laboratory -- 254
ContributionsMcGrath, F., Van Emst, A. B., Transport and Road Research Laboratory. Road User Behaviour Division., Halcrow Fox and Associates.
The Physical Object
Pagination[51]p. :
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13934025M

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