Road Traffic

The technical development of road transport, the road network in Austria and Europe, categorization of the road networks, planning and expansion of motorways, current transport projects, motor vehicle registration. The importance of road transport in Austria: Road pricing in Austria and selected neighbouring countries. Road freight transportation from the perspective of freight forwarders and freight carriers: the fundamentals of commercial road transport legislation (particularly HGB, CMR, national and international road transport permits, work and driving time regulations), the organization and implementation of consolidated freight and cargo transport (structure, processing, documentation and settlement), vehicle cost accounting.

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Kummer, S. (2010): Einführung in die Verkehrswirtschaft. UTB. Fiedler, J. (2005): Bahnwesen: Planung, Bau und Betrieb von Eisenbahnen, S-, U-, Stadt- und Straßenbahnen Thomas, B. (2001): Eisenbahngüterverkehr, Teubner Spendel, C. (2006): Straßengüterverkehr, Neuer Wssenschaftlicher Verlag GmbH Nfg KG, 2006 (2.Auflage in Vorbereitung) Viadonau Hrsg.)(2005): Handbuch der Donauschiffahrt, Wien Lorenz,h. (2009): Leitfaden für Spediteure und Logistiker in Ausbildung und Beruf Bd. 1, DVZ Hamburg 2009 Verkehrsrundschau, Internationales Verkehrswesen DVZ, ITZ, ÖVZ, Verkehr

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures, discussion

Assessment methods and criteria

final written exam

Prerequisites and co-requisites

none

Infos

Degree programme

Logistics & Transport Management (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

2.00

Language of instruction

German

Curriculum

Full-Time

Academic year

2023

Semester

2 SS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

After the completion of this module, the students will be able to list and to compare the specific aspects of a transport carrier in land based transport methods: road, rail and inland waterways.

Course code

0391-11-01-VZ-DE-17