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Chronology of the Development of Road Transport
1730 - 1908

1730

Turnpike roads are constructed

1730's

1760

Cugnot invented a steam propelled vehicle

1769's

1780

Murdock developed a road steam vehicle

1786's

1800

Trevithick's passenger steam vehicle

1801's

1810

Macadam developed a new type of road construction

1810's

First horse-drawn bus system operated

1812's

Telford's London to Holyhead road constructed

1815's

1820

Dr. Gurney's steam coach operated

1827's

1860

Lenoir's gas engine used in road vehicles

1860's

Véloe's péde bicycle introduced

1861's

1870

Penny farthing bicycles introduced

1870's

Otto's four stroke engine developed

1876's

1880

Benz's petrol-driven motorwagen developed

1885's

1890

Rubber tyres used on bicycles

1890's

Michelin Brothers used air-filled tyres on cars

1895's

Motorised omnibuses used in Britain

1898's

Gear boxes used in Benz's cars

1899's

1900

Model T Ford started production

1908's

 

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