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ROAD CARGO [1 record]

Record 1 2002-04-30


Subject field(s)
  • Road Transport
  • Transport of Goods

Over the period 1990 to 1996, freight activity increased by 14.7 per cent. An increase in road freight activity, amounting to 44.2 per cent, was the largest contributor to the overall growth of total freight activity. Rail and marine activity also increased over the period, but by smaller amounts, 12.9 per cent and 1.2 per cent respectively.


highway freight and highway cargo: in this case, "highway" and "road" can be used interchangeably.


  • Transport routier
  • Transport de marchandises

Accord sur la frontière commune : [...] le passage du nombre d'inspections du fret routier en transit de quatre à deux, ce qui entraîne des économies substantielles pour le secteur canadien et américain du transport routier; [...]


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