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 Form 2 History and Government online lessons on transport

Disadvantages of road transport.

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Answer Text:
Disadvantages of road transport.
(a) The high number of accidents on roads leads to loss of lives.
(b) Road transport is responsible for pollution which causes environmental degradation.
(c) Due to an increased number of vehicles on roads, traffic congestion is a major concern in most urban cities and towns.
(d) Roads may sometimes inconvenience the users when they become impassable.
(e) The quantity of goods carried is limited as roads cannot carry bulky goods compared to the railway.
(f) The use of roads is limited to specific areas. It cannot go beyond land e.g across the sea or lake.
(g) Construction of all-weather roads is expensive.