2 edition of Report on survey of up hill speeds of trucks on mountain grades found in the catalog.
Report on survey of up hill speeds of trucks on mountain grades
Arizona. Highway Dept. Division of Economics and Statistics.
Written in English
|Statement||by Arizona Highway Dept., Division of Economics and Statistics, in cooperation with U. S. Public Roads Administration.|
|LC Classifications||HE371.A6 A54 1949|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||42|
|LC Control Number||56062935|
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The Mountain Directory books, ebooks and apps give the locations and descriptions of over mountain passes and steep grades in 22 states.
They tell you where the steep grades are, how long they are, how steep (%) they are, whether the road is two lane, three lane, or four lane, if there are escape ramps, switchbacks, sharp curves, speed. trucks on mountain grades through actual field observation of randomly selected survey vehicles.
Grades considered for the survey ranged between 2 percent and 6 percent. The truck traffic in the area was about per cent of the total traffic. The survey trucks were grouped in two ways.
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I have done many of the others "named" grades with heavy trucks with no problem, including I Black Mountain in NC, I Sherman Hill in WV, CA58 (well, not an interstate) Tehachapi in.
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Rural freeway speed limits of 70 to 80 mph ( to km/h) are common in the Western United States, while such highways are typically posted at 65 to 70 mph ( to km/h) in the Eastern United may also set separate speed limits for trucks and night travel along with minimum speed limits.
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interstates due to geographical terrain. one of the worst ive been on is I going south from. speeds of passenger cars. Rolling terrain: Any combination of gradients, length of grade, or horizontal or vertical alignment that causes trucks to reduce their speeds substantially below that of passenger cars on some sections of highway, but does not involve sustained crawl speed by trucks.
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