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To determine whether accident statistics support the perception that near-silent electric / hybrid vehicles pose a greater hazard to the visually-impaired than equivalent vehicles powered by internal combustion engines, to characterise the noise emissions from vehicles powered by electric drive and internal combustion engines operated under similar conditions.
Crowthorne House, Nine Mile Ride, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 3GA
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Cost to the Department: £46,977.20
Actual start date: 28 January 2010
Actual completion date: 31 August 2010