Percentage of cars speeding on different roads in Great Britain, 2002-2014

Percentage of cars exceeding the speed limit in Great Britain from 2002 to 2014, by road type

by Statista Research Department, last edited May 29, 2015
Percentage of cars speeding on different roads in Great Britain, 2002-2014 This graph shows the percentage of passenger cars speeding on different types of roads in the UK between 2002 and 2014. All roads have seen a decrease in the percentage of cars exceeding the speed limit. In 2003 half of all cars on dual carriageways exceeded the speed limit; in 2013 it was down to 39 percent.
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Percentage of cars exceeding the speed limit in Great Britain from 2002 to 2014, by road type

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Motorways (70 mph)Dual carriageways (70 mph)Single carriageways (60 mph)40 mph roads30 mph roads
201446%37%7%21%45%
201347%39%7%21%46%
201248%40%8%22%47%
201149%41%8%23%47%
201048%42%7%23%46%
200952%42%9%23%48%
200849%41%10%24%49%
200753%45%9%24%49%
200653%45%10%28%49%
200556%48%11%25%50%
200456%48%10%27%53%
200357%50%9%27%58%
200254%46%8%27%59%
Motorways (70 mph)Dual carriageways (70 mph)Single carriageways (60 mph)40 mph roads30 mph roads
201446%37%7%21%45%
201347%39%7%21%46%
201248%40%8%22%47%
201149%41%8%23%47%
201048%42%7%23%46%
200952%42%9%23%48%
200849%41%10%24%49%
200753%45%9%24%49%
200653%45%10%28%49%
200556%48%11%25%50%
200456%48%10%27%53%
200357%50%9%27%58%
200254%46%8%27%59%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited May 29, 2015
This graph shows the percentage of passenger cars speeding on different types of roads in the UK between 2002 and 2014. All roads have seen a decrease in the percentage of cars exceeding the speed limit. In 2003 half of all cars on dual carriageways exceeded the speed limit; in 2013 it was down to 39 percent.
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