National Statistics

Road traffic estimates: quarter 2 2012

This release presents provisional estimates for road traffic in Great Britain for the second quarter of 2012.

Documents

Road traffic estimates: quarter 2 2012

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Road traffic estimates: quarter 2 2012 and XLS tables

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Road traffic estimates: quarter 2 2012 CSV tables

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Detail

This release presents provisional estimates for road traffic in Great Britain for the second quarter of 2012.

Key points

  • All motor vehicle traffic was 1.2% lower in the second quarter of 2012 than in the second quarter of 2011 at 74.7 billion vehicle miles.
  • Light goods vehicle traffic was the only vehicle type to experience growth in traffic volumes in the second quarter of 2012 compared with the same period in 2011, increasing by 1.5%. Traffic for all other vehicles types fell between these two quarters.
  • Traffic fell on all road types in the second quarter of 2012 compared with the second quarter of 2011, with the exception of rural ‘A’ roads, which increased by 0.5%.

Technical information

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

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