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

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STAT Switzerland United Kingdom
Expressway length 1,790 km
Ranked 21st.
3,519 km
Ranked 13th. 97% more than Switzerland
Length of motorways per capita 42.69 mm
Ranked 9th. 73% more than United Kingdom
24.65 mm
Ranked 25th.
Motor vehicles per 1000 people 566
Ranked 23th. 9% more than United Kingdom
519
Ranked 34th.
Motorway density 32.97 m of motorway per square km
Ranked 6th.
97.03 m of motorway per square km
Ranked 37th. 3 times more than Switzerland
Motorway length 1,361 km
Ranked 17th.
6,016 km
Ranked 11th. 4 times more than Switzerland
Radar detector legality Illegal Legal
Traffic laws > Fire extinguisher required Recommended Recommended
Traffic laws > First aid required Recommended Recommended
Traffic laws > Minimum driver's age 18
Ranked 14th. 6% more than United Kingdom
17
Ranked 34th.
Traffic laws > Seatbelt required All All
Traffic laws > Spare bulb required No No
Traffic laws > Speed limit at dual carriageway 100 km/h
Ranked 14th.
112 km/h
Ranked 4th. 12% more than Switzerland
Traffic laws > Speed limit at motorway 120 km/h
Ranked 22nd. 7% more than United Kingdom
112 km/h
Ranked 27th.
Traffic laws > Speed limit at single carriageway 80 km/h
Ranked 34th.
97 km/h
Ranked 3rd. 21% more than Switzerland
Traffic laws > Triangle required Yes Recommended
Traffic laws > Permitted alcohol level 0.05%
Ranked 17th.
0.08%
Ranked 2nd. 60% more than Switzerland
Traffic laws > Tow rope required Yes Yes
Traffic laws > Speed limit at urban area 50 km/h
Ranked 21st. 4% more than United Kingdom
48 km/h
Ranked 41st.

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