Describe the Growing Importance of Road Transport - Bzziii

Describe the growing importance of road transport.

The growing importance of road transport is due to the following reasons:
  • The construction cost of roads is much lower than the other means of transport.
  • Roads can pass through comparatively more dissected and undulating topography.
  • It provides door to door services thus the cost of loading and unloading is much lower.
  • Road transport is economical in the transportation of a few persons and a relatively smaller amount of goods over short distances.
  • It is used as a feeder to other modes of transport.

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