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Private parking, public concern 20 Feb 2015

Hundreds of thousands of drivers are likely to have been illegally penalised for overstaying their welcome whilst parking on private land.

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Pothole compensation 26 Jan 2015

Almost 50,000 drivers made claims against councils across Great Britain for damage caused to their vehicles by potholes in the last financial year. The 200 (out of a total of 207) local highways
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Tax as % of pump price

See how the proportion of the petrol and diesel pump price that is tax has changed over the past ten years.
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Proportion of pump price that is tax

£15 billion road investment 01 Dec 2014

The government has announced where much of the £15 billion road investment planned for the next parliament will be spent. 84 new schemes have been outlined.
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Electric car charge point use in Scotland 13 Feb 2015

Almost half of Scotland’s electric vehicle charging units are going unused from month to month, official data suggests.
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Press

Tax as percentage of price of petrol at six-year high

Seventy percent of the price of unleaded petrol now goes to the chancellor in tax.

This is the highest proportion for almost six years.

Tax as percentage of price of petrol at six-year high
Publications

Transport expenditure, taxes and subsidies in GB

Road users are now paying four times more money to the Chancellor in motoring taxation than is being spent by the government on the roads.

Transport expenditure, taxes and subsidies in GB
Data

Oil prices

This chart shows the price of Brent crude over the past 12 months both in US dollars and pound sterling. Hover over the lines to get precise data values.

Oil prices
Press

Millions more drivers to add to urban congestion

Within twenty years there could be another seven million drivers in the UK. This means that if current trends persist, the total will leap from about 36 million to 43 million.

Millions more drivers to add to urban congestion
Data

UK pump prices over time

This chart tracks the changes in petrol and diesel prices over time (weekly, rolling ten year period) and is based on DECC data published each Tuesday.

UK pump prices over time
Data

European petrol prices

Hover over the chart to see total prices and also the prices of the different components. The chart is updated daily.

European petrol prices
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