Credible and reliable information on Road statistics In association with Road Users Alliance
Credible and reliable information on Road statistics In association with Road Users Alliance

Environment

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This section provides road data on environmental impacts ranging from emissions to increased fuel economy and road recycling.

5.1 Speed and CO2 Emissions 2016

Speed and CO2 emissions

7.1 Speed and CO2 Emissions

Source: Highways Agency

This graph represents emissions with free-flowing traffic. The emissions represented are an average for all vehicles. This is the latest study representing CO2 emissions for free-flowing roads. It is only available for kilometres per hour.

5.2 UK average CO2 emissions from new cars 2016

UK average CO2 emissions from new cars
Year: 2003-2015
(g/km)

5.2 - 2016

Source: SMMT 2016

5.3 Historic and Forecast Traffic and Emissions: England 2016

Historic and forecast traffic and emissions: England

7.3 - Historic and Forecast Traffic and Emissions: England

Source: DFT

5.4 Road Transport Emissions 2016

Road transport emissions
Year: 2001-2013
(thousand tonnes)

5..4 - 2015

Source: DfT

5.5 Alternative fuelled cars 2016

Alternative fuelled cars
Year: 2003-2015
(thousand)

5.5 - 2016

Source: DfT

*Alternative fuelled cars include: petrol / gas, gas, gas bio-fuel, gas diesel, electric, and hybrid electric vehicles.

5.6 GB average new car fuel consumption 2016

GB average new car fuel consumption
Year: 2002-2014
(miles per gallon)

5.6 - 2016

Source: DfT

5.7 Rail Transport Emissions 2016

Rail transport emissions
Year: 2001-2013
(thousand tonnes)

5.7 - 2015

Source: DfT

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