Road traffic- statistics for 2010 and second quarter of 2011

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It is estimated that the overall vehicle traffic volume in the UK decreased comparing to 2009 by 1.6 per cent to 308.1 billion vehicle miles and was at its lowest level since 2003. Roads with biggest traffic volume in 2010 were minor roads with approx. 36 per cent of traffic. Rural ‘A’ roads with almost… Read more

The challenges and problems of transport in the UK

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The economic situation in Europe has changed dramatically over the past three years. Also the UK has been affected by the economic downturn in 2008/09 and went from a steady GDP growth in the period 2000–2007 to a low or negative growth and higher levels of unemployment. The Coalition Government, which came into being after… Read more

Want to be…..a truck driver?

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If you are tired of working in an office and having your boss or manager hanging around all the time, you might consider becoming a truck driver for a change. Sitting behind the wheel is not as easy though as many think. Disadvantages of the job First and foremost you have to meet schedules and… Read more