Study programmes / C-AS Agricultural Specialization / Technology of Road Transportation
Course code:TSND
Course title in language of instruction:Technologie silniční nákladní dopravy
Course title in Czech:Technologie silniční nákladní dopravy
Course title in English:Technology of Road Transportation
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 2/2
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:master continuing
Semester:WS 2017/2018 - FA
Name of lecturer:doc. Ing. Martin Fajman, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Ing. Adam Polcar, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Pavel Sedlák, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Prerequisites:Motor Vehicles I or Bachelor State Examination
Aims of the course:In this course, students will be informed about individual technologies of forwarding, loading, unloading and warehousing. Students also will learn about organisation of domestic and international haulage and about organisation and operation of combined truck transportation.
Course contents:
1.Theoretical principles of transport technologies. Transportation systems. choice of methods and kinds of transportation. Technical fundamentals of hauling. Technological and operational requirements concerning transportation means (allowance 1/1)
2.Transportation and hauling activities. Criteria concerning hauling. Capacity of transportation means in the branch forwarding and road transportation (allowance 2/2)
3.Basic Czech legal norms concerning transportation. Act n° 111 Sb., on road transport and related public notices (allowance 2/2)
4.Granting certificates and approvals to perform road transport (allowance 2/2)
5.Basic methods of solution of transportation problems in the field of hauling and possibilities of their optimisation (allowance 5/5)
6.Active and passive logistic elements. Means and facilities enabling to designate, follow up and identify passive and active elements (allowance 2/2)
7.International hauling and road transportation. Transport of dangerous truckloads (allowance 2/2)
8.European agreement on drivers' hours - AETR. (allowance 4/4)
9.Relationship of hauling to other kinds of transportation. Combined transportation (allowance 2/2)
10.Transportation and environment. Ecological aspects of individual kinds of truck transportation (allowance 2/2)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-ability to solve problems
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to orientation in problems of the combined transport.
-Ability to solve the transport tasks
-Orientation in the problematic of road haulage
-Skills in determination of exploitation parameters of the means of transport.

Type of course unit:required
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:Compulsory attendance at exercises. Hand over and defense of protocols assigned during the semester. Final written and oral examination, a total duration 50 min.Written examination, calculation of given examples. To meet the requirements min. 70 points out of 100. Overall rating, the sum of points from written and oral at least 65%.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture24 h
     practice24 h
     consultation8 h
     preparation for exam40 h
     elaboration of reports14 h
     elaboration and execution of projects30 h
Total140 h

Basic reading list
  • PAVLÍČEK, F. -- KLEPRLÍK, J. Technologie a řízení dopravy III - silniční doprava. 1. vyd. Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice, 1997. 127 p. ISBN 80-7194-112-3.
  • ZÍSKAL, J. Metody optimálního rozhodování. 3. vyd. Praha: Česká zemědělská univerzita, Provozně ekonomická fakulta, 1997. 265 p. ISBN 80-213-0341-7.
  • SVOBODA, V. et al. Teorie dopravy : II. 1. vyd. Praha: Vydavatelství ČVUT, 2003. 140 p. ISBN 80-01-02774-0.
  • RADA, J. Podnikání v silniční dopravě : příručka pro autodopravce. 1. vyd. Praha: Eurounion, 1998. 489 p. ISBN 80-85858-64-9.
Recommended reading list
  • TUZAR, A. -- MAXA, P. -- SVOBODA, V. Teorie dopravy. 1. vyd. Praha: ČVUT, 1997. 278 p. ISBN 80-01-01637-4.
  • HOBZA, M. Technologie dopravy. Praha: Skriptum ČVUT, 1999. ISBN 80-01-01957-8.
  • Technologie a řízení dopravy IV.: Silniční doprava. 1. vyd. Pradubice: Universita Pardubice, 1999. 142 p. ISBN 80-7194-182-4.
  • ZÍSKAL, J. -- KOSKOVÁ, I. Cvičení z metod operační analýzy. 3. vyd. Praha: Česká zemědělská univerzita, Provozně ekonomická fakulta, 1995. 245 p. ISBN 80-213-0244-5.
  • ET-ALL, K. Předpis č. 111/1994 Sb. Zákon o silniční dopravě.  [online]. 1994. URL: