Traffic on National Roads

Department/Agency

Transport Infrastructure Ireland

Key information

National road traffic average daily volumes per month, bank holiday directional volumes and average hourly directional volumes on weekdays, saturday and sunday. Estimates of the mean daily traffic volume over the year and growth from previous year. Percentage of road traffic volume in the year, day and hour attributable to heavy goods vehicles

Source

Network of approximately 277 traffic counters on National Roads throughout Ireland.

Scope

All vehicles detected passing over loops embedded in the road surface in 277 locations around the national road network.

Frequency

Real time

Reference period

Calender year, month, day, hour and 5 minute

Start date

1997 (most recent datasets began in 2013)

Timeliness

Typically 1 after the end of the reference period

Classifications

  • Vehicle type
    MBIKE; CAR; LGV; BUS; HGV; ARTIC; CARAVAN.

Theme

Business Sectors - Transport

Page Created

2011-05-12

Page Modified

2017-05-15

Keywords

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