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.