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31 August 2014

More vehicles on the road

 - Thursday, 18 April 2013, 11:18

At the end of March, the stock of licensed motor vehicles stood at 315,875, up by 0.4 per cent over the previous quarter, the NSO said.

At the end of March, the stock of licensed motor vehicles stood at 315,875. Of these, 79.3 per cent were passenger cars, 14.5 per cent were commercial vehicles, 5.1 per cent were motorcycles, while buses and minibuses accounted for less than one per cent.

New licences

New licences issued during the first quarter this year amounted to 3,557. The majority of new licences (2,846 or 80.0 per cent of the total) covered passenger cars, followed by goods carrying vehicles with 414. Newly-licensed 'new' motor vehicles amounted to 1,621, or 45.6 per cent of the total, and newly licensed ‘used’ motor vehicles totalled 1,936.

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