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History of road transport.
K G. Fenelon
by Common Ground
Written in English
Around BC, the first wheeled vehicles were used. As a means of transporting small loads, wheels were attached to carts and chariots. Around the same time constituting to transportation history, people developed simple logs into controllable riverboats with oars to direct the vehicle. The first road transport was people riding horses and oxen. Wheels were invented about years ago; Simple 2 wheeled carts were used about years ago; Chariots came soon after. Then 4 wheeled wagons pulled by oxen appeared. As roads improved, so did road transport.
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As new inventions and discoveries were applied to transport. The history of road transport begins with the introduction of the wheel and its subsequent application to goods movement.
Copper miners in Central Europe around BC may have been the first to apply it, in transporting ore from the interior of the mine to a more convenient location for working.
Only in the last forty years the mobility of goods by road has gradually taken over the rail, doubling its share from to date (ITF data for the EU). Meanwhile, the transport volumes have more than doubled (data ITF - billion ton / km). The history of trucks, like that of cars, started in with the invention of the four-stroke internalFile Size: 2MB.
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However, in the ancient times, transport by river is far easier and faster than transport by road. 8th century: Many roads are built throughout the Arab Empire in the medieval Islamic world. The most sophisticated roads are those of Baghdad, Iraq, which are paved with tar.
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Road needs have been strongly influenced by this popularity and also by the mass movement of people to cities and thence to suburban fringes—a trend that has led to.