Road goods vehicles statistics travelling from Great Britain to mainland Europe, by country of vehicle registration.

Documents

Road goods vehicles travelling to mainland Europe (Quarter 4) release

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Road goods vehicles travelling to mainland Europe (Quarter 4): full release and tables

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Detail

In 2013:

  • There were 2.7 million road goods vehicles travelling from Great Britain to mainland Europe. This was 11% higher than in 2012 and just 7% lower than in 2007 – the pre-recession peak .
  • Of these goods vehicles, 2 million were powered vehicles and 652 thousand were unaccompanied trailers. Powered vehicles increased by 13%, whilst unaccompanied trailers increased by 5%, compared to 2012.

In quarter 4 2013:

  • 693 thousand road goods vehicles travelled from Great Britain to mainland Europe, 15% higher than in Q4 2012 and the highest Q4 figure since 2007.

  • Of these goods vehicles, 523 thousand were powered vehicles and 170 thousand were unaccompanied trailers.

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