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The evolution of high productivity vehicles in Australia and their benefits

Autorzy Hassall, K. 
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Języki publikacji EN
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EN Although the Australian road freight transport industry has seen three mass limits reviews in the mid 1970s, the mid 1980s and in the late 1990s, (Hassall, 2005), there were two very significant truck configuration changes that happened in the mid 1980s and then again in the early 2000s. The first was the trials of a variant of the Canadian B-train (the B-Double) which was introduced into Australia in the mid 1980s. This ‘Australian’ B-Double could achieve payloads some 30% to 40% higher than the conventional ‘semi trailer’ articulated combination. By 2016 some 18,900 of these vehicles were operational in Australia. The second adoption of new vehicle configurations started in 1999 through the National Road Transport Commission (NRTC), who adopted, and further developed, another Canadian concept, that of “Performance Based Standards” (PBS). This effectively allowed for new, flexible truck designs, as long as the vehicles performed against a set of 17 specific technical engineering performance criteria. This Performance Based Standards approach, since 1998, also allowed even larger configurations to B-Doubles to be used by operators. The benefits already of these new configurations has delivered billions of dollars in kilometre savings to the road freight industry and to its customers, as well as very significant safety benefits to the community.
Słowa kluczowe
EN productivity vehicles   Performance Based Standards   B-Double   Australian Truck Design   freight transport   freight innovation   urban productivity   freight safety  
Wydawca Międzynarodowa Wyższa Szkoła Logistyki i Transportu we Wrocławiu
Czasopismo Logistics and Transport
Rocznik 2018
Tom Vol. 38, No. 2
Strony 13--22
Opis fizyczny Bibliogr. 13 poz., rys., tab.
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autor Hassall, K.
  • University of Melbourne, Australia
Bibliografia
[1] Hassall K. Driscoll O, Cowell K, “Performance Based Standards Marketplace Outlook Project: Quantifying the Benefts of Performance Based Standards Vehicles – Update” for National Transport Commission” Melbourne, 2017.
[2] Hassall K & Thompson R G: What are the Safety Benefts of High Productivity Vehicles when compared to the conventional vehicle fleet? 9th City logistics Conference Tenerife, 2015, Elsevier Conference Proceedings, 2016
[3] NTC, ‘2016 Heavy Vehicle Charges: Industry Briefng Information Paper’ NTC Melbourne, 2015
[4] Hassall K Driscoll O, Welsh K “Quantifying the Benefts of High Productivity Freight Variables in Australia”, AustRoads Project FS 1805, Austroads, Canberra, 2014
[5] Hassall K “The Role of Simulating Commodity Based Freight Networks in Estimating the National Benefts of Introducing PBS Vehicles into Australia” HVTT12 Conference Proceedings, Stockholm, 2012
[6] Hassall, K, Thompson R, “Estimating the Benefts of Performance Based Standard Vehicles” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. ISSN 0361-1981, pp 94-101, transportation Research Board of the National Academies, 2011
[7] OECD (2011), Moving Freight with Better Trucks: Improving Safety, Productivity and Sustainability, oeCD Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789282102961-en
[8] Hassall, K, “Estimating the Benefts of Performance Based Standard Vehicles for the Australian Road Transport Industry” Regulatory Impact Statement and Beneft Cost Analysis, National Transport Commission, Melbourne, 2010.
[9] Hassall, K, “The Potential Impact of Performance Based Standards as the 3rd Pillar Initiative for Road Freight Transport”, International engineering Sustainability Conference, Perth Australia, keynoteWA organizers, 2007
[10] Hassall, K. “Introducing High Productivity Vehicles in Australia: Two case studies with two different Regulatory Mechanisms”. Proceedings ‘Recent Advances in City logistics: 4th City logistics Conference, langkawi’. 2005.
[11] Hassall K. P., Achievable Rigid Truck Productivity gains through Performance Based Standards, International Seminar on Performance Based Standards, NRTC Melbourne, 2003
[12] NRTC “Performance-Based Standards for Heavy Vehicles”, Bulletin 10, NTC Melbourne.1999a
[13] NRTC “Performance-Based Standards for Heavy Vehicles: Assembly of Case Studies”, Report, National Transport Commission Melbourne, 1999b.
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DOI 10.26411/83-1734-2015-2-38/2-18