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Record numbers now commuting by car
Across England and Wales 16.7 million workers either drive themselves to 'the office' or get a lift.
The average length of a commuter trip by car/van varies little across English regions and Wales at about ten miles. It is highest in the South East (11.2 miles) and lowest in London (8.6 miles).
While almost three-quarters (73.4%) of rural workers in England and Wales now journey to work by car or van, these methods of travel also dominate the commute in urban areas (outside of London) with 67.1% of people either driving themselves or catching a lift.
The numbers are revealed in an RAC Foundation report called The Car and the Commute. To see how people get to work in your local authority area click on teh map below.