Statistics on the number of powered vehicles and unaccompanied trailers carried on each route to mainland Europe.
In the year ending June 2017, there were just over 3 million road goods vehicles that travelled from Great Britain to mainland Europe, of which:
- 2.2 million were powered vehicles
- 0.8 million were unaccompanied trailers
The majority of powered vehicles travelled from Dover Strait ports (88%), whilst the majority of unaccompanied trailers travelled from North Sea ports (94%).
Compared with the year ending June 2016, there was a 2% increase in the number of powered vehicles that travelled from Great Britain to mainland Europe, of which:
- 0.3 million were UK-registered, a decrease of 2%
- 2.0 million were foreign-registered, an increase of 3%
In April to June 2017, the number of road goods vehicles travelling to mainland Europe decreased by 3% compared with April to June 2016 to 752,000 of which:
- 556,000 were powered vehicles
- 196,000 were unaccompanied trailers