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2nd June 1939
2nd June 1939
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Revise Speed Limits and Weights

A HIGH official of one of our largest makers puts forward some pertinent suggestions to the Transport Advisory Council in a...

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Encourage Power Farming Now

T HE history of the farm tractor in this country is a long record of a struggle against prejudice and indifference. This has...

Passing Comments

A Vehicle Maker's HE manufacture of some Demand for AgriI motor vehicles involves cultural Prod uce . . considerable...

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One Hears

That many millers look upon road vehicles as the flower of transport media. Queries as to whether or not American oil engines...

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NEWS of the WEEK

RAIL TRIES TO PROVE CHANGE OF OPERATION. A QUEER position was revealed to rt. Mr. Joseph Farndale, NorthWestern Licensing...

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Personal Pars

Ms. H. C. Maturrt, general manager of Tilliag-Stevens, Ltd., and Ma. R. H. Hi.Plitrun, assistant general manager ad secretary,...

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"AVERAGE" IS A KEY-WORE N PROFITABLE HAULAGE

An Explanation of the Meaning of the Term " Average " in its Relation to Costs and Haulage Rates. Rate-cutting during the "Good...

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The Pros and Cons of Moving Floors

Precis of a Paper by C. H. Davison, Garage Superintendent of Poplar, Who Has Tried Many Types T HE inherent good features and...

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25 Years of Municipal Transport T HE Loud Provost of Glasgow,

Mr. P. J. Dollan, J.P., in his address to the Scottish Road Passenger Transport Association, said that in his 25 years'...

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Centralization Means Big Saving:

n Municipal Transport Adoption of this Scheme Reduces Operating Costs, Whilst Vehicle Standardization and Proper Cost...

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"CARRY EVERYTHING" SERVIC DEMANDS DETAILED PLANNING

A LL the functions of the public . carrier are per'formed by W. V. . Greenwood, Ltd., of . Burnley; a well-known northern...

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Road Transport Topics In Parliament

By Our Special Parliamentary Correspondent HOME DEFENCE EVACUATION SCHEMES. N the House of Commons ls - it week 'the Civil...

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OPINIONS and QUERIES The Editor invites correspondence on all subjects

connected with the use of commercial motors. Letters should be written on only one side of the paper. The right of abbreviation...

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Specialized Vehicles at the Paris Fair

Although More Normal Types are Not Exhibited at the Paris Fair, There is an Assembly of Vehicles for Use in Public Works T HE...

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Cleansing Conf( ice Will Feature A.R.P. Exhibits

T HE 41st Annual Conference of the Institute of Public Cleansing opens at Scarborough on Monday next, and continues until the...

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Three Noteworthy Lockheed Innovations

An Improved Lockheed Gates Booster, a Two leading shoe Brake for Heavy Vehicles and Hydraulic Control for Doors and for Gear...

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What the Associations Are Doing

GOVERNMENT BLUNDERS 'HARM INDUSTRY. The statement that in this country we have never utilized to the full the immense services...

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S.T.R. Suggests Suitable Rates Bases A KEENLY interested audience heard S.T.R.

present figures which he. recommended should serve as a practical basis for a rates structure, when he addressed a meeting of...

Requests for Guidance in Emergency

Preparation T HE position of owners and drivers, with regard to Service demands, was a principal topic discussed by the Devon...

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Operating Aspects of

PASSENGER TRANSPORT BELFAST TO BUY 1 14 TROLLEY BUSES A T a meeting of the Belfast Corporation Transport Committee, last...

MR. PILCHER'S VIEWS ON TRANSPORT CRITICIZED

I N the discussion which followed Mr. R. Stuart Pilcher's paper entitled " What Should Be The Future System of Road Passenger...

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MORECAMBE'S TRANSRAILWAYS SEEK FURTHER RESTRICTIONS ON PORT SYSTEM GROWS COACH TRAFFIC

A N imposing block comprising a garage, offices, staff canteen and recreation rooms, has just been opened by the corporations...

New Range of Newcon Filters

T HE economies which can be effected lW the utilization of an efficient filtration plant have, in recent years, been...

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Novel Design of Poppet Valve

A R├ęsumc of Recently Published Patent Specifications A POPPET valve, the stem of which is arranged on the opposite side of the...