Information for the authors

Procedure for reviewing scientific article in the "Motor Transport" quarterly

The Motor Transport quarterly publishes original articles that have not been previously published and have not been submitted to other editors.

  1. Submitted articles are subject to a preliminary assessment by the Editorial Board. In the event that the article is not qualified for publication, it is returned to the authors together with the reasons for the rejection.
  2. If the article is qualified for publication, it is sent for review in accordance with the criteria contained in the Communication of the Minister of Science and Higher Education of 09/04/2012. point 4, sub-point 5) b).
  3. The review takes place in the "double-blind review process" system. The authors and Reviewers remain anonymous to each other - the articles for review are forwarded without the authors' surnames and affiliations; the names of the Reviewers are not known to the authors.
  4. The review must end with a clear conclusion regarding the admission or rejection of the article.
  5. The authors are informed about the results of reviews and receive them for review.
  6. The editors publish a list of Reviewers once a year in the magazine.
  7. The magazine applies the principles of publication ethics in accordance with the guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).




Sir or Madam!

The "Motor Transport" quarterly prints original works, not published in other publications. The authors are asked to send articles to the Editorial Office in the form of a printout and in an electronic version: text in the WORD editor, graphic elements (illustrations, tables, photos, charts) placed in the WORD document in the appropriate place in the text.

  • The article should be written in Polish or English, with the title, abstract and captions under the illustrations in Polish and English.
  • The article should be preceded by a title, followed by the name and surname of the author (s), name of the institution where the author works, its exact address and e-mail address, followed by a summary (no more than 150 words).
  • At the end of the article, a list of literature should be provided in alphabetical order, and the references to individual items should be placed in the text using the appropriate literature list number in square brackets.
  • Preferred article length - no more than 20 typescript pages and 10 drawings.
  • Articles not ordered are not returned by the editors.
  • The editors reserve the right to make editorial changes to the articles without violating the author's essential ideas.
  • We kindly ask the authors to provide the address and contact telephone number and attach a statement that the article has not been and will not be published in whole or in part until it appears in the quarterly "Motor Transport" (Annex 1)
  • If an article is accepted by the Editorial Committee for further procedure, it is sent for review in accordance with the "Procedure for reviewing scientific articles in the Motor Transport quarterly"
  • Reproduction of the publication does not require agreement with the author (s) and reviewer (s).
  • Possible further publications of the article contained in the quarterly are allowed provided that the Editor's consent is obtained, each time citing the source, i.e. the "Motor Transport" quarterly.



Attachment 1




Name and surname (s) of the author (s) ................................................................

Title of the article: ............................................... ..................................................


The author (s) declares that his (their) work is original and does not contain any borrowings from another work that could make the Publisher responsible, it does not infringe any third party rights and that his (their) copyrights to this work are not limited. Additionally, the author (s) declares that he has read the "Procedure for reviewing scientific articles in the quarterly Motor Transport” and the "Information for the authors"



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