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Published by Transport Research Laboratory in [Crowthorne] .
Written in English

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Prepared for Safety Standards and Research (Traffic, Safety and Denvironment Division), Highways Agency.

StatementM.C. Taylor, L.F. Crimson and R.E. Osborn.
SeriesTRL report -- 539
ContributionsCrimson, L. F., Osborn, R. E., Transport Research Laboratory.
The Physical Object
Pagination24p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21149204M

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