Vehicles speeding on single carriageways in Great Britain (UK) 2014, by type

Percentage of vehicles exceeding speed limits on single carriageways in Great Britain (UK) in 2014, by vehicle type

by Statista Research Department, last edited May 25, 2015
Vehicles speeding on single carriageways in Great Britain (UK) 2014, by type This graph shows the percentage of vehicles exceeding the speed limit on single carriageways in Great Britain in 2014, by vehicle type. The speed limit for motorcycles, cars and light goods vehicles was 60 mph, for cars towing and buses and coaches 70 mph, and for heavy goods vehicles 40 mph. This helps explain why so many HGVs exceeded the speed limit.
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Percentage of vehicles exceeding speed limits on single carriageways in Great Britain (UK) in 2014, by vehicle type

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Vehicle typeExceeding speed limitExceeding speed limit by 10 mph or more
Cars7%1%
Light Goods9%1%
Cars towing*20%1%
Buses/coaches*28%3%
Motorcycles20%8%
Rigid heavy goods vehicles***67%14%
Articulated heavy goods vehicles**75%21%
Vehicle typeExceeding speed limitExceeding speed limit by 10 mph or more
Cars7%1%
Light Goods9%1%
Cars towing*20%1%
Buses/coaches*28%3%
Motorcycles20%8%
Rigid heavy goods vehicles***67%14%
Articulated heavy goods vehicles**75%21%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited May 25, 2015
This graph shows the percentage of vehicles exceeding the speed limit on single carriageways in Great Britain in 2014, by vehicle type. The speed limit for motorcycles, cars and light goods vehicles was 60 mph, for cars towing and buses and coaches 70 mph, and for heavy goods vehicles 40 mph. This helps explain why so many HGVs exceeded the speed limit.
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