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Record traffic volumes ‘don’t discredit theory of peak car’

ROAD TRAFFIC

Andrew Forster
29 September 2017
 

Record road traffic volumes do nothing to discredit the concept of ‘peak car’, one of the theory’s leading protagonists said this week.  

Provisional figures for the year ending June 2017 show an estimated 325.1 billion vehicle miles travelled on Britain’s roads,  1.4% higher than the previous year. 

The figure is also 3.7% higher than a decade ago, and 17.6% higher than 20 years ago. 

The DfT says the rolling annual volume of motor vehicle traffic...

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