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Scots road traffic hits new high as bus travel hits record low

STATISTICS

Andrew Forster
15 March 2019
Bus use down 80% since 1960
Bus use down 80% since 1960

 

Road traffic in Scotland grew 3.3 per cent to a new record in 2017, according to Transport Scotland’s annual compendium of transport statistics. The growth was more than double the 1.3 per cent recorded in Great Britain as a whole.  

An estimated 48.0 billion vehicle kilometres were driven on Scotland’s roads in 2017, up 36 per cent on the 35.2 billion in 1993, the first year that estimates were made for all roads.

Estimated traffic levels on local authority roads in 2017 were...

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