Official Statistics

British social attitudes survey: 2014

Results for the transport questions asked on the 2014 British social attitudes survey and trend changes since 2013.



In 2014, the main results were:

  • journeys of less than two miles travelled by car, 41% of respondents said they could just as easily cycle, 39% walk, and 32% take the bus
  • 64% of respondents agreed that it is too dangerous for them to cycle on the roads, the highest level recorded since the question was introduced in 2011
  • nearly two thirds of respondents agreed that people who drive cars that are better for the environment should pay less to use the roads
  • 57% of respondents agreed that all use of mobiles while driving is dangerous, and 45% agree that it should be banned.

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