Road traffic estimates in Great Britain: 2015
- Department for Transport
- Part of:
- Road traffic statistics, Road network and traffic, Pedal cycle traffic (TRA04), Heavy goods vehicle traffic (TRA31), Strategic road network traffic (TRA41) Traffic based on a static road management status (TRA42), Traffic by local authority (TRA89), Average annual daily flow and temporal traffic distributions (TRA03), Traffic volume - miles (TRA01), and Traffic volume - kilometres (TRA02)
- 19 May 2016
Estimates of road traffic in Great Britain broken down by vehicle type, road type, region and time of the day, week and year for 2015.
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Estimates of road traffic by:
- vehicle type
- road type
- geographical region
- time of the day, day of the week, and month
in Great Britain for the year 2015.
Compared to the previous year:
- all motor vehicle traffic grew by 1.6%
- car traffic increased by 1.1% to reach a new all-time high
- van traffic grew by 4.2%, more quickly than any other vehicle
- lorry traffic saw the fastest growth since the 1980s, rising by 3.7%
- traffic on motorways and rural roads grew to reach new all-time highs
- urban roads saw little change in traffic
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Published: 19 May 2016
From: Department for Transport
Part of: Road traffic statistics Road network and traffic Pedal cycle traffic (TRA04) Heavy goods vehicle traffic (TRA31) Strategic road network traffic (TRA41) Traffic based on a static road management status (TRA42) Traffic by local authority (TRA89) Average annual daily flow and temporal traffic distributions (TRA03) Traffic volume - miles (TRA01) Traffic volume - kilometres (TRA02)