In order to limit damage to that characteristic of the dual tire axles, rear axles with wide-base singles should be limited in loads to 14, 000 lb for ... Truck Speeds Truck operating speed has a minor and variable influence on the amount of damage imposed on the pavement. ... For example, on a 3-axle tractor-semitrailer , road damage can be minimized by distributing the load in the trailer so as to achieveanbsp;...
|Title||:||Effects of Heavy-vehicle Characteristics on Pavement Response and Performance|
|Author||:||Thomas D. Gillespie|
|Publisher||:||Transportation Research Board - 1993-01-01|