Would it be feasible if everyone drove a car in the UK?

Shivani Kerai


This paper investigates whether it would be feasible if everyone drove a car in the UK, considering the age population of 17 and over in the year 2019. In the context of this paper it is assumed that each person would drive a Vauxhall Corsa 1.0T Eco FLEX SE 5dr, and the whole land area of the UK was considered. It was shown that the total area taken up by cars would be 374.800 km2. In consideration of the whole land mass of the UK, there is enough space if everyone drove a car. By considering the road area of approximately 15284.74 km2 it will still be feasible, but may cause significant traffic.


Probability/Statistics; Population modelling; Cars

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