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Highway safety, design and operations

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight.

Highway safety, design and operations

wet weather performance, studded tires, lack of uniform traffic laws. Hearings, Ninety-second Congress, first session.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Traffic safety -- United States.,
    • Traffic regulations -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .P855 1971
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 314 p.
      Number of Pages314
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5016994M
      LC Control Number76614299


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