Assessment of current U.S. Department of Transportation fire safety efforts
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Assessment of current U.S. Department of Transportation fire safety efforts by W. T. Hathaway

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Published by The Administration, National Technical Information Service [distributor] in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Transportation -- Fires and fire prevention.

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StatementW.T. Hathaway, I. Litant ; prepared for U.S. Department of Transportation, Urban Mass Transportation Administration, Office of Technology Development and Deployment, Office of Safety and Product Qualifications.
ContributionsLitant, I., United States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Office of Safety and Product Qualifications., Transportation Systems Center.
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Pagination146 p. in various pagings ;
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15247825M

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