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Road traffic estimates in Great Britain: 2015

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.


Road traffic estimates in Great Britain: 2015 tables

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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