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Road traffic estimates for Great Britain: October to December 2014

Provisional annual estimates for road traffic in Great Britain for 2014 using rolling annual totals.

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Road traffic estimates for Great Britain: October to December 2014 data tables

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Provisional annual estimates for 2014 indicate that:

  • all motor vehicle traffic increased by 2.1%, to 310.2 billion vehicle miles in 2014, compared to 2013
  • car traffic increased by 1.5% from 2013, totalling 243.7 billion vehicle miles
  • Light Goods Vehicle (LGV) traffic reached a new peak, totalling 45.1 billion vehicle miles, a 5.8% increase from 2013
  • motorway traffic increased to a new record high, reaching 64.8 billion vehicle miles over the four quarters of 2014, up 2.4% from 2013
  • traffic also increased across all other road types compared to 2013

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