Information on UK and EU road networks, traffic, and congestion.
Welcome to RoadFile
A credible source of information for all road related statistics for road users, including road traffic statistics.
Produced by Road Users’ Alliance (RUA), RoadFile provides UK road data that supports the important role the road network plays in both our society and economy and therefore the need to maintain and develop better roads for all.
We encourage you to use this road data to support your own initiatives and also to share information you have that may assist RUA to develop RoadFile further!
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Data in this section relates to English regions, providing a comparison between them and with GB figures for length of network, volume of traffic, and other household and economic statistics.
Information on how many passenger, business, and goods miles are traveled by different transport modes, and 4.6.1 provides comparative European statistics.
Information on the number of licensed vehicles in Great Britain and the amount of travel they undertake.
Environmental impacts ranging from emissions to increased fuel economy and road recycling.
Data in this section relates to road safety and accidents across the GB and EU network.
Examples of additional ways in which road users are charged directly for their use of the network – from public transport to tolling and congestion charging.
Insight into the various ways road users contribute both towards central government and the economy.
The UK road network has increased by less than 1% over ten years.
Bus journeys account for 30% of all public transport trips.
The number of cars on GB roads has increased by 22% in 10 years.
In 2011 the average new car had a fuel economy over 50 MPG