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Published by Federal Highway Administration in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Commercial vehicles -- Europe -- Safety measures,
  • Trucking -- Europe -- Safety measures

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StatementKate Hartman ... [et al.]
ContributionsHartman, Kate., United States. Federal Highway Administration. Office of International Programs., FHWA International Technology Scanning Program., American Trade Initiatives, Inc., Avalon Integrated Services, Inc.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 48 leaves :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17595831M

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