Accession Number : AD0778284

Title :   Some Data on the Number, Location, Use, and Physical Characteristics of Motor Trucks in the United States,

Corporate Author : STANFORD RESEARCH INST MENLO PARK CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Dixon,Harvey L. ; Cockerline,Thomas R.

Report Date : NOV 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 63

Abstract : The objective of the over-all study is to analyze the major modes of transportation in the United States with particular reference to the effects of a nuclear attack on the transportation resources, assessment of damage to these resources for a range of attacks, estimation of the capability of the post-attack transportation system, comparison of this capability with the estimated demand for transportation in the post-attack period, and suggestion of measures that might enhance post-attack transportation capability.

Descriptors :   *Civil defense, *Transportation, *Trucks, Nuclear warfare, Damage assessment, Inventory, Postattack operations

Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment
      Civil Defense

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE