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Road Vehicles (Numbers)

Volume 885: debated on Tuesday 4 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what was the number of cars, goods vehicles, public service vehicles and motor cycles, respectively, in use in September 1974; and what change this represented from the number in each class in September 1973.

The information is given in the following table. The 1974 figures are provisional.

CURRENTLY LICENSED VEHICLES IN THIRD QUARTER*
19731974Change
000000Per cent.
Cars13,49713,639+1
Goods vehicles1,7221,762+2
Public service vehicles106107+1
Motor cycles etc.1,0061,042+4
* Excludes all vehicles exempted from taxation.