Road transport trends

Australia, 1963

Film
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Demonstrates the growing importance and use of Victoria’s roads by transports and by private motorists. Shows the assistance given to designers of motor vehicles in estimating probable load capacity by the Country Roads Board. Explains the careful control of over-dimensional loads for which 15,000 permits are needed annually and show the detailed planning needed for safe and convenient handling of such loads as mobile cranes, houses and earth-moving equipment for which escorts, special equipment and timing is needed.

Credits

director

Jim Stirling

production company

Country Roads Board

Language

English

Duration

00:17:22:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27989

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Safety education, Industrial

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Automobiles - Design and construction

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Cargo handling

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Public works - Victoria

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Road safety

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Roads - Australia

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation - Australia

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation - Freight

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Road safety

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Weights and measures

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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