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Author Gibson, Thomas (Writer on trucking)

Title Road haulage by motor in Britain : the first forty years / Thomas Gibson.

Published Aldershot : Ashgate, 2001.

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 UniM Store  354.7640941 GIBS GA01    AVAILABLE
Physical description 354 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 A Most important Improvement 1 -- 2 To Fill a Great Void 25 -- 3 Coming Great Home Industry 43 -- 4 Ways and Means 65 -- 5 Wars and Rumours of Wars 77 -- 6 Keeping the Home Wheels Turning 93 -- 7 Framework of Expansion 115 -- 8 Brave New World 135 -- 9 Roaring Twenties 157 -- 10 Coming of the Diesel 187 -- 11 What to Do about it All 200 -- 12 Reports and The Consequences 219 -- 13 Binding Legislation 235 -- 14 Wages and Charges 257 -- 15 End of the Beginning 280 -- Appendix I Selected Data from Commercial Motor Vehicle Specifications (1920) 295 -- Appendix II Summary of Haulage Firms listed in Roadway Goods Transport Guide, No.1, 1931 (Selected Cities) 309 -- Appendix III Selected Tables from 4th Annual Report of Licencing Authorities (1937-38) 317 -- Appendix IV Selected Data from Commercial Motor Cost Tables (1921-35) 321.
Subject Trucking -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Freight and freightage -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0754603733