Car Traffic Growth

September 2000
Logistics & Transport Focus;Sep2000, Vol. 2 Issue 7, p13
Trade Publication
This article presents road traffic statistics in Great Britain for 1999. Motor traffic in 1999 increased by 1.7 percent compared to 1998, about the same as the 1.5 percent rise the previous year according to the latest estimates. Car traffic rose one percent between 1998 and 1999, one of the lowest yearly increases in recent years. Two-wheeled motor vehicle traffic rose 16 percent between 1998 and 1999. Pedal cycle traffic rose six percent between 1998 and 1999, lower than the average rate of increase in recent years. Motorways in Great Britain carried 18 percent of total traffic and 39 percent of goods vehicle traffic in 1999, although they are accounted for less than one percent of road length.


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