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Congestion on local ‘A’ roads, England: Apr to Jun 2014

Congestion on local ‘A’ roads statistics in England between April to June 2014.

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Congestion on local ‘A’ roads, England: Apr to Jun 2014 report

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Congestion on local ‘A’ roads, England: Apr to Jun 2014 data tables

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In year ending to June 2014 average speeds on local ‘A’ roads in England during the weekday morning peak were 24.4 mph. This is a 0.9% decrease on the year ending March 2014.

For individual months, April to June 2014 average speeds on local ‘A’ roads in England were slower in April, May and June 2014, with decreases of 1.5%, 4.0% and 3.6% respectively, compared to the same months in 2013.

Over the longer term a combination of increases in traffic on the ‘A’ road network and increased levels of rainfall is likely to have contributed to the fall in speeds observed between March 2012 and June 2014.

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