Driver"s attitudes to driving, cars and traffic
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Driver"s attitudes to driving, cars and traffic analysis of the results of a national survey. by Sharon Hallett

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Published by Transport Studies Unit, Oxford University in Oxford (11 Bevington Road, OX2 6NB) .
Written in English


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SeriesDiscussion paper -- 14
ContributionsUniversity of Oxford. Transport Studies Unit., Rees Jeffreys Road Fund.
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Open LibraryOL13903003M

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