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 Form 2 History and Government online lessons on transport

Impact of road transport

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Impact of road transport.
(a) Roads have promoted trade within and between countries since goods are transported by road to various markets.
- This case is true in east Africa.
(b) Road transport has stimulated industrial development as raw materials to factories and manufactured goods to the market are easily transported.
(c) Development of towns and urban centres along roads has been as a result of improved road transport.
(d) Many countries earn a lot of foreign exchange from the sale of motor vehicles. For example, Japan, Germany and USA.
(e) Employment opportunities are created as many people work in the motor vehicle industry while others are employed to construct and maintain roads.