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Provisional road traffic estimates, Great Britain: July 2016 to June 2017

Provisional estimates of road traffic, by vehicle type and road class in Great Britain, for the year ending June 2017.

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Provisional road traffic estimates, Great Britain: July 2016 to June 2017 tables

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Provisional estimates of road traffic, by

  • vehicle type
  • road class

in Great Britain for the year ending June 2017.

Provisional estimates show that motor vehicle traffic was at a record high of 325.1 billion vehicle miles. This is 1.4% higher than the previous year.

When comparing with the year ending June 2016, we see that:

  • car traffic increased by 1.3% to a record 253.5 billion vehicle miles
  • van traffic rose 3.6% to a new peak of 49.8 billion vehicle miles
  • HGV traffic fell by 1.5% to 16.5 billion vehicle miles
  • traffic increased on all road types except for urban ‘A’ roads, where it stayed broadly stable

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Published 14 September 2017