Title: Provisional Road Traffic Estimates Great Britain: July 2016 - June 2017
Organisation: Department for Transport
Date uploaded: 27th September 2017
Date published/launched: September 2017
The provisional figure of 325.1bn vehicle miles travelled equates to a year-on-year rise of 1.4%.
The figure also means rolling annual traffic levels have now increased each quarter in succession for more than four years.
Looking at vehicle type, car traffic increased by 1.3% to a record 253.5bn vehicle miles in the year ending June 2017.
Van traffic also continued to rise, increasing by 3.6% to a new peak of 49.8bn vehicle miles. However, lorry traffic fell by 1.5% to 16.5bn vehicle miles.
Traffic rose on all road types apart from urban ‘A’ roads where it stayed broadly stable. Record levels of traffic were seen on motorways (68bn vehicle miles), rural ‘A’ roads (94.5bn miles) and rural minor roads (46bn miles).
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