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  • Asphalt Nationby Jane Holtz Kay

    Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 27.50

    Asphalt Nation  is a major work of urban studies that examines how the automobile has ravaged America’s cities and landscape, and how we can fight back.   The automobile was once seen as a boon to American life, eradicating the pollution caused by horses and granting citizens new levels of personal freedom and mobility. But it was not long before... more...

  • Boy Racer Cultureby Karen Lumsden

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.12

    On the public roads boy racers are a foreboding presence, viewed with suspicion and derision by the ‘respectable’ motorist. The problem of the young (male) driver is one which has plagued authorities and governments due to youths’ acclaimed propensity to engage in deviant and dangerous driving behaviours. Boy Racer Culture sheds light on the boy... more...

  • Automotive Accident Reconstructionby Donald E. Ph.D. Struble

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 83.95

    Automotive Accident Reconstruction: Practices and Principles introduces techniques for gathering information and interpreting evidence, and presents computer-based tools for analyzing crashes. This book provides theory, information and data sources, techniques of investigation, an interpretation of physical evidence, and practical tips for beginners.... more...

  • Port State Jurisdiction and the Regulation of International Merchant Shippingby Bevan Marten

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 115.29

    This book examines the concept of port state jurisdiction in the context of international maritime law, with a focus on situations where port states have used their jurisdiction over visiting foreign-flagged vessels to apply unilateral domestic law. more...

  • Wie Logistik unser Leben prägtby Wolfgang Lehmacher

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 33.90

    Dieses Buch bietet eine umfassende Analyse und Darstellung der zentralen Bedeutung der Logistik für Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft sowie ihre Rolle bei der Bewältigung der Herausforderungen unserer Gegenwart und Zukunft. Es beschreibt anhand zahlreicher Beispiele innovative Lösungen innerhalb der Suppy Chain und des Wertschöpfungskreislaufs. more...

  • Eliminating Serious Injury and Death from Road Transportby Ian Ronald Johnston; Carlyn Muir; Eric William Howard

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 62.95

    Listen: Ian Johnston busts the bad behavior myth. Should we really accept road trauma as collateral damage from daily road use? Eliminating Serious Injury and Death from Road Transport: A Crisis of Complacency explores why societies and their elected leaders view traffic safety as a (relatively) minor problem. It examines the changes in the culture... more...

  • Lean Logisticsby Willibald A. Günthner; Julia Boppert

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 61.03

    Als größter Wirtschaftszweig der deutschen Industrie versucht gerade die Automobilindustrie in den letzten Jahren verstärkt der Volatilität der Märkte mit der Einführung von schlanken Produktionssystemen zu begegnen. Die Konzentration auf Wertschöpfung verbunden mit der konsequenten Vermeidung von Verschwendung wird dabei vor allem in produzierenden... more...

  • Preventing Drunk Drivingby Elsie Shore; Joseph R Ferrari

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.35

    Preventing Drunk Driving shows what is being done today, in research and practice, to reduce impaired driving and the fatalities and injuries it produces and to curtail the spread of this tragic social epidemic. In this informative book, you’ll discover how current research and prevention programs are increasing the success of designated driver programs.... more...

  • Tramp Shipsby Roy Fenton

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 33.11

    The tramp ship was the taxi of the seas. With no regular schedules, it voyaged anywhere and everywhere, picking up and dropping off cargoes, mainly bulk cargoes such as coal, grain, timber, china clay and oil. It was the older and slower vessels that tended to find their way into this trade, hence the tag 'tramp', though new tramps were built, often... more...

  • Maritime Logisticsby Dong-Wook Song; Photis Panayides

    Kogan Page 2015; US$ 49.01

    Learn about the latest logistical knowledge, developments and practices within the maritime industry, and get guidance on shipping lines, containers, tankers and ports. more...