This resource provides an overview of road transport and its impacts on the environment, society, and economy. It includes vital statistics for usuage and demand. It addresses the magnitude of the environmental impact. The resource proceeds to show the role engineers can play in making our society (and society's use of road transport) more sustainable.


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