National Statistics

Road goods vehicles travelling to mainland Europe: July to September 2016

Number of powered vehicles and unaccompanied trailers carried on each route to mainland Europe for July to September 2016.

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Road goods vehicles travelling to mainland Europe: July to September 2016 tables

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

In July to September 2016, there were 743,000 good vehicles, of which:

  • 554,000 were powered vehicles
  • 189,000 were unaccompanied trailers

Powered vehicles disembarked in:

  • France, increased by 7% to 506,000
  • Netherlands, decreased by 5% to 40,000

The majority of goods vehicles travelling from Dover Strait ports were powered vehicles (99%) and from North Sea ports were unaccompanied trailers (80%).

Road goods vehicles in the 12-month period ending September 2016 decreased slightly by 1% to 3.0 million, of which:

  • 2.2 million were powered vehicles
  • 0.7 million were unaccompanied trailers

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