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One Hears

11th February 1944
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Which of the following most accurately describes the problem?

-That representative bodies should be busybodies.

That road transport supplies the need of those who need supplies.

Of a big increase in Germany in the use of gas driven " oil " engines.

That drivers, by saving on braking costs, save operators breaking into savings.

That no outlook can fairly be deseribed as " broad " unless it includes and recognizes the importance of the " small " man. That Babel achieved, and still achieves,' nothing.

Of stocking hose-clips that are not meant for stockings.

That rowing " eights " are now few, but one " eight " is being row-ed..

That mend and make-do is as necessary for the driver's vehicle as it is for his clothes.

That the voluntary-compulsion nature of producergas conversion may cease to retain that voluntary feature.

Tat notwithstanding the enormous war consumption of oil fuel, the U.S.A. is exporting less than in pre-war years.

That reduction of overtime working is already causing discontent in some factories through loss. of earning power.

Of officials at important works more than ever convinced that privately operated road haulage best meets their requirements.

That Manchester Transport Committee's entertaining of conductresses—of whom there are 1,800—was a • beau geste to the belles guests.

That the Germans flooded Russian coal mines with 300,000,000 tons -of water, which some experts estimate, will require 10 years to pump out.

Leeds Chamber of Commerce expressing alarm at recent increases in haulage rates resulting frorri the -Government control of long-distance traffic.

That from one British port dealing with 1,000,000 tons of traffic per mbnth, 45 per cent, went by road, 40 by rail, 5 by canal and 10 via coastal shipping.

That one of the largest Motor-coach operating concerns in the United States is planning to inaugurate a country-wide air-bus service when the war is -over.

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