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4th April 1912
4th April 1912
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Page 1, 4th April 1912

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Legal Speeds when a Trailer is Drawn.

The Heavy Motor Car Order is so framed and phrased, that it is illegal for a commercial motor which is drawing a trailer to...

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One Hears—

Of considerable demand for salesmen of unimp2achable credentials. That a London company is being promoted for the hiring-out...

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The Why of Carburetter Adjustments,

A Number of Practical Hints and Explanations with Regard to such Operations as " Joggling the Float," "Giving Her More Air,"...

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The Currie Autoporter.

First Particulars of an Original Design of Worm-driven Motor Carrierwhich has been introduced by Messrs. R. S. Currie and Co.,...

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Passenger-Vehicle Topics.

It is anticipated that the new Tramway (M.E.T.) Omnibus Co., Ltd., will have its servic e s in operation by the early summer....

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300 de Dions for the Paris G.O.C.

As indicated in our last issue, we were unfortunately made to give an impression in the course of a recent article entitled "A...

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News and Comment.

This journal is extensively read by the heads of many wealthy commercial houses. A new carrier is illustrated and described on...

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Goods Transport

by VAN ! WAGON and TRACTOR. Traders of all classes will be interested to read the first-published description, wh:ch appears...

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Steam v. Petrol Agrimotors in Kent.

A Daimler "36" Proves a Worthy Antagonist for a Fowler Cable Steamengine System. Steam-engine Maker's Views on Oil v. Steam...

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Out and H ome . —By The "Extractor."

At two-days notice in December last, Mr. Arthur Drummond undertook a round-the-world tour, and lie received a hearty welcome at...

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The Standardization of American Trucks.

U.S.A. Truck Manufacturers take Important Steps to Prevent Overloading and Overdriving. A Number of Standard Rates Settled....

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A New Railcar for the Great Central.

We reprodue.. , belu%% three exe..1 lent photographs which convey a elea,r impression of a new self-contained rail-vehicle...

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The Industry in Central Europe.

By Our Own Correspondent in Berlin. Berlin Buses yield 7 per cent. The Berlin General Omnibus Co. is paying a dividend of 7...


An interesting variation of the universal agricultural motor-tractor presents itself in the Poehl system, manufactured at...

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Opinions from Others.

The Up-to-date Way of Taking Racehorses About, The Editor, THE COMmERCIAL MOTOR. [131.9] Sir,—Mr. J. Fairfax Blakeborough,...

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Answers to Queries.

Our readers will be informed by the Editor on any points connected with the construction or use of commercial motors. Where a...

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From Drivers and Mechanics.

TEN SHILLINGS WEEKLY is paid for the best communication received, and one penny a line of ten words for anything else...

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Patents Completed.

Complete specifications of the following patents will be sent to any address in the United Kingdom upon receipt of eightpence...