France Road Stats


Cars > Hybrid vehicles 27,730 2012 3rd out of 6
Cars > Hybrid vehicles per million people 422.09 2012 4th out of 6
Expressway length 11,100 km 2014 7th out of 59
Length of motorways per capita 26.63 mm 2014 22nd out of 93
Motor vehicles per 1000 people 578 2014 20th out of 191
Motorway density 17.78 m of motorway per square km 2014 13th out of 25
Motorway length 11,392 km 2014 5th out of 25
Motorway length per capita 172.74 mm 2014 10th out of 25
Public road per capita 16.27 m 2014 10th out of 28
Road density 1,816 m of road per square km 2014 5th out of 28
Road fatalities per 1 billion km driven 7.12 2010 5th out of 10
Traffic laws > Permitted alcohol level 0.05% 2014 7th out of 41
Traffic laws > Seatbelt required All 2014
Traffic laws > Spare bulb required No 2014
Traffic laws > Speed limit at urban area 50 km/h 2014 8th out of 42

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Hybrid electric vehicle (Top national markets for hybrid electric vehicles between 2007 and); Wikipedia: Hybrid electric vehicle (Top national markets for hybrid electric vehicles between 2007 and). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: List of countries by road network size; https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2085.html, Roadways.; Wikipedia: List of countries by vehicles per capita; Wikipedia: List of OECD countries by road network size (Motorway network) ("Selected year 2006 road traffic data" . OECD International Traffic Safety Data and Analysis Group (IRTAD).); Wikipedia: Autobahn (Safety: international comparison) (http://www.bast.de (December 2012). "International Traffic and Accident Data: Selected Risk Values for the Year 2010" (PDF). Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (Federal Highway Research Institute) . Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen . Retrieved 2013-09-10. http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policyinformation/statistics/2011/2_intro.cfm); Wikipedia: Comparison of European traffic laws (General)


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