TITLE

TIME TRAVELLER

PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Commercial Motor;6/19/2003, Vol. 197 Issue 5033, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks into past issues concerning transportation in Great Britain. Move done by the government to reduce fatal street accidents in June 1928; Refusal of the Minister for Transport to raise the speed limit of trucks in June 1953; Investigation on allegation of ballot rigging at a branch of the Transport and General Workers Union in June 1978.
ACCESSION #
10136260

 

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