National Statistics

Road traffic estimates for Great Britain: quarter 3 2012

Provisional estimates for road traffic in Great Britain for the third quarter of 2012.

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Road traffic estimates for Great Britain: quarter 3 2012

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Road traffic estimates quarter 3 2012 release and XLS tables

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Detail

Main points

  • all motor vehicle traffic was 1.0% lower in the third quarter of 2012 than in the third quarter of 2011 at 75.0 billion vehicle miles
  • light goods vehicle traffic was the only vehicle type to experience growth in traffic volumes in the third quarter of 2012 compared with the same period in 2011, increasing by 2.0% - traffic for all other vehicles types fell between these 2 quarters
  • traffic grew on motorways and rural ‘A’ roads in the third quarter of 2012 compared with the third quarter of 2011 but fell on all other road types

Technical information

Information on traffic statistics, including the pre-release access list and related technical documentation can be found here.

Road traffic and free flow speeds statistics