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Road Traffic (Roadside Survey)

Volume 927: debated on Monday 7 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport what kind of information was obtained on road traffic from the road-side census teams whose operation was completed by November at a cost of £1 million; and when this information will be published.

The kind of information obtained on road traffic from the roadside censuses that were completed in November 1976 was concerned with the origins and destinations of road journeys and the purposes for which people make them by the various vehicle classes. The survey information was obtained to assist my right hon. Friend in fulfilling his responsibilities for road planning. This data is held in coded form in a data bank for this purpose and will not be published separately.