National Statistics

Road goods vehicles travelling to mainland Europe: January to March 2017

Number of powered vehicles and unaccompanied trailers carried on each route to mainland Europe for January to March 2017.

Documents

Road goods vehicles travelling to mainland Europe: January to March 2017 tables

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email webmasterdft@dft.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Details

Statistics on the number of powered vehicles and unaccompanied trailers carried on each route to mainland Europe.

In the year ending March 2017, there were 3 million road goods vehicles that travelled from Great Britain to mainland Europe, of which:

  • 2.3 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 March 2016, there was a 6% increase in the number of powered vehicles that travelled from Great Britain to mainland Europe, of which:

  • 0.3 million were UK-registered
  • 2.0 million were foreign-registered

In January to March 2017, road goods vehicles travelling to mainland Europe increased by 6% compared with January to March 2016 to 758,000, of which:

  • 573,000 were powered vehicles
  • 185,000 were unaccompanied trailers

Contact us

Roll-on roll-off international freight statistics

Published 18 May 2017