Road traffic estimates: quarter 4 2011
|Publisher:||Department for Transport|
|Published date:||9 February 2012|
|Statistics topic:||Buses and coaches, Foreign registered vehicles, Major roads, Minor roads, Road traffic, Traffic|
This release presents provisional estimates for road traffic in Great Britain for the fourth quarter of 2011.
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- All motor vehicle traffic was 3.6 per cent higher in the fourth quarter of 2011 than in the fourth quarter of 2010.
- If the effects of heavy snowfall are removed from the fourth quarter of 2010, it is estimated that the increase in traffic between these two quarters would be below 0.5 per cent.
- Car traffic was 3 per cent higher and light van traffic 5 per cent higher in the fourth quarter of 2011 than in the fourth quarter of 2010, whereas heavy goods vehicle traffic was at around the same level.
- Traffic was higher in the fourth quarter of 2011 than in the fourth quarter of 2010 on all road types, with the largest increases on minor rural and minor urban roads, which were both 5 per cent higher.
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