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Transport > Road Stats: compare key data on Italy & United Kingdom

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STAT Italy United Kingdom
Expressway length 6,700 km
Ranked 9th. 90% more than United Kingdom
3,519 km
Ranked 13th.
Length of motorways per capita 32.28 mm
Ranked 15th. 31% more than United Kingdom
24.65 mm
Ranked 25th.
Motor vehicles per 1000 people 679
Ranked 10th. 31% more than United Kingdom
519
Ranked 34th.
Motorway density 21.94 m of motorway per square km
Ranked 10th.
97.03 m of motorway per square km
Ranked 37th. 4 times more than Italy
Motorway length 6,661 km
Ranked 7th. 11% more than United Kingdom
6,016 km
Ranked 11th.
Public road per capita 8.42 m
Ranked 19th. 24% more than United Kingdom
6.77 m
Ranked 22nd.
Radar detector legality Illegal Legal
Road density 1,816 m of road per square km
Ranked 6th. 5% more than United Kingdom
1,733 m of road per square km
Ranked 8th.
Traffic laws > Fire extinguisher required Recommended Recommended
Traffic laws > First aid required Recommended Recommended
Traffic laws > Seatbelt required All All
Traffic laws > Spare bulb required No No
Traffic laws > Speed limit at dual carriageway 110 km/h
Ranked 7th.
112 km/h
Ranked 4th. 2% more than Italy
Traffic laws > Speed limit at motorway 130 km/h
Ranked 13th. 16% more than United Kingdom
112 km/h
Ranked 27th.
Traffic laws > Speed limit at single carriageway 90 km/h
Ranked 17th.
97 km/h
Ranked 3rd. 8% more than Italy
Traffic laws > Triangle required Yes Recommended
Traffic laws > Minimum driver's age 18
Ranked 18th. 6% more than United Kingdom
17
Ranked 34th.
Traffic laws > Permitted alcohol level 0.05%
Ranked 19th.
0.08%
Ranked 2nd. 60% more than Italy
Traffic laws > Tow rope required Yes Yes
Traffic laws > Speed limit at urban area 50 km/h
Ranked 24th. 4% more than United Kingdom
48 km/h
Ranked 41st.

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