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Vehicles

Volume 693: debated on Monday 9 July 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What proportion of registered vehicles in the United Kingdom are commercial vehicles or company cars; what proportion are privately owned cars; and what is their estimate of the total mileage travelled in the United Kingdom by each of these categories. [HL4574]

Statistics on vehicles licensed at the end of 2006 in Great Britain are available in Vehicle Licensing Statistics 2006. The data requested are available in tables 1.1 and 1.3 of this report. A copy of the report, published on 28 June 2007, was placed in the House of Lords Library and it is also available at: www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/statistics/datatablespublications/vehicles/licensing/vehicle licensingstatistics2006

The latest estimates of annual mileage travelled by different types of vehicle in Great Britain are available in table 1.1 of Road Transport Statistics for Great Britain 2005. A copy of this report, published on 6 July 2006, was placed in the House of Lords Library and it is also available at: www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/statistics/datatablespublications/roadstraffic/traffic/rtstatistics/roadtrafficstatistics2005int5419.