The UK has some of the busiest roads in Europe. In Western Europe, only Italy has more vehicles per mile than the UK.
There are around 35,760,901 vehicles currently on the UK roads, which is roughly one car for every two people
Our favourite car colour is silver. There were 7,996,383 silver cars on the road in UK in 2014
Percy Shaw's glass reflectors, otherwise known as Cats Eyes, first appeared on British roads on 29th April 1935
The world's first speeding ticket was given to someone driving at 8mph!!
Back in 1896, the speed limit in Britain was a meagre 2mph and cars had to have a chap walking in front with a red flag to warn pedestrians of their approach.
The Gatso was the first speed camera used in the UK when it was installed on the M40 in 1991.