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More traffic deaths in 2003
1088 people were killed in traffic in the Netherlands in 2003 and 1066 in 2002. In the summer months of 2003 the number of traffic deaths increased substantially, but in the fourth quarter it fell. A...
Less air traffic in February 2020
In February 2020, the aviation industry in the Netherlands recorded a year-on-year decline in the number of air passengers for the first time in seven years.
Road traffic nuisance serious but stable
Although the total number of cars registered in the Netherlands has grown by a million since 2005, the nuisance caused by road traffic has hardly changed. Speeding is still the main source of...
Removal companies in the lift after crisis in the transport sector
Removal companies realised almost 6 percent more turnover in the first quarter of 2015 than in the same quarter of 2014. This meant that turnover increased for six quarters in a rowTurnover in the...
Container transport increasingly important
The proportion of goods transported to the Netherlands by sea in containers has more than doubled over the past 15 years. Food products in particular are more often transported in containers.
Car drivers make up half of young traffic fatalities
The proportion of car drivers in fatal road accidents is higher in the 18–25 age category than among over-25s. Young drivers also more often crash into trees, crash barriers or posts.
Gross-gross weight (goods transport)
The total weight of the goods carried, all packaging, and including the tare weight of the transport unit (e.g. (air) containers, swap bodies and pallets for containing goods, as well as road goods...
Small positive result for transport sector
Turnover generated by the transport sector in the second quarter of 2013 was 0.5 percent up from the same period last year. Airlines and courier firms were the main contributors to the positive...
Increase in international rail freight transport
In 2017, more than 41 million tonnes of goods in total were transported by rail from, to and via the Netherlands. Over 93 percent of this volume was loaded and/or unloaded abroad.
Investments over 5 percent up in February
The volume of investments in tangible fixed assets was up by 5.2 percent year on year. This is mainly because of more investments in buildings, passenger cars, machinery and other road transport,...
Turnover fall in transport sector slows down
Turnover in the Dutch transport sector was on average 1.4 percent lower in the first quarter of 2010 than in the same quarter last year. In all four preceding quarters the fall in turnover was more...
Negative turnover results for road transport sector
In the first quarter of 2013, turnover generated by road transport companies was 1 percent down from one year previously, whereas in 2012 turnover still improved.
More vehicle traffic than ever in the Netherlands
Dutch vehicle traffic reached unprecedented levels in 2017. The total annual mileage by road users including passenger cars, delivery vans, heavy goods vehicles and buses amounted to 147.6 billion...