Estimates of the number and proportion of foreign registered heavy goods vehicles on roads in England are not available. However, estimated numbers leaving the UK are published in table 1 of the quarterly bulletin “Road Goods Vehicles Travelling to Mainland Europe”. A copy of this bulletin is available on the DfT website at:
Based on DfT's “Survey of Foreign Vehicle Activity in GB: 2003” it is estimated that foreign heavy goods vehicles account for about 3 per cent. of all heavy goods vehicle kilometres on GB roads.