Explain the importance of Roadways as a means of transport.
Importance of roadways are :
a. It is an important mode of transportation for the mobility of goods and people for short and medium distances.
b. They are cheaper to construct and maintain as compared with railways.
c. It provides door to door service thereby reducing the overall cost of loading and unloading. They connect fields with markets, factories and farms.
d. Roads can be built even at higher altitudes, mountain areas.
e. Road transport is also used as a feeder to other modes of transport such as they provide a link between railway stations, air, and seaports.