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Another 12,000 cars join the traffic on Malta’s roads

The number of cars, vans and lorries on Malta’s roads has reached a new record high.

New figures show that 397,508 vehicles were registered in Malta by the end of last year, a increase of 12,000 compared to 2018.

The National Office of Statistics in Valletta said 77% were passenger cars, 18% were commercial vehicles and 8% were motorcycles.

Buses and minibuses amounted to less than 1%.

During the last three months of 2019, the nuumber of vehicles on Malta’s roads rose by an average of 28 a day.