THERMAL SCIENCE

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ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF TRANSPORT POLICY INSTRUMENTS ON ROAD HAULAGE ENERGY EFFICIENCY

ABSTRACT
This paper focuses on elements of transport policies affecting energy efficiency of road haulage. The purpose is to present a tool developed to support decision making during the policy making process, at the stage of formulating the elements of transport policies. The paper describes a model developed to assess the impact of policy instruments on fleet energy efficiency by multi-criteria ranking applying the Analytical Network Process. The paper describes the possibilities to employ the defined model giving the example of international road haulage in the Republic of Serbia. The application led to a proposal for policy instruments which could have the highest impact on the increase of energy efficiency in this sector and which will be considered further in detail during the policy formulation process. [Projekat Ministarstva nauke Republike Srbije: Development of the Model for Managing the Vehicle Technical Condition in order to Increase its Energy Efficiency and Reduce Exhaust Emissions]
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2012-08-28
PAPER REVISED: 2012-12-14
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2013-02-09
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI120828008M
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2014, VOLUME 18, ISSUE 1, PAGES [323 - 337]
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