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Reducing commercial vehicle road accident costs

McCorry, Brian and Murray, Will (1993) Reducing commercial vehicle road accident costs. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 23 (4). pp. 35-41. ISSN 0960-0035

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Presents information relating to the scale of road traffic accidents in the UK involving commercial vehicles. Establishes the extent of the accident problem and explores some of the main causes of vehicle accidents including human nature, the role of the driver, vehicle operators and government road transport strategy. Introduces some general measures to reduce commercial vehicle accidents such as improved driving, safety cultures, vehicle improvements and government policy. Provides a case study of a company which gained many benefits from reducing vehicle accident levels through the implementation of a vehicle accident database.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
Schools: Huddersfield Business School
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Depositing User: Cherry Edmunds
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2009 10:35
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 10:44


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