Road traffic estimates: quarter 1 2011
|Publisher:||Department for Transport|
|Published date:||12 May 2011|
|Statistics topic:||Buses and coaches, Foreign registered vehicles, Major roads, Minor roads, Road traffic, Traffic|
This publication presents provisional estimates for road traffic in Great Britain for the first quarter of 2011.
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- The latest provisional traffic estimates show that motor vehicle traffic in Great Britain was 1.6 per cent higher in the first quarter of 2011 than in the first quarter of 2010.
- If the effects of snowfall in the first quarter of 2010 are removed, it is estimated that there would have been little change in traffic levels between these two quarters.
- Provisional estimates show car traffic was one per cent higher, heavy goods vehicle traffic two per cent higher and light van traffic three per cent higher, in the first quarter of 2011, than in the first quarter of 2010.
- Provisional annual estimates for 2010 show that overall vehicle traffic in Great Britain was 2.1 per cent lower than in 2009, at 306.6 billion vehicle miles, although this figure will be affected by heavy snowfall in the first and fourth quarters of 2010.
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