Humber Bridge traffic up by nearly 10 per cent after tolls cut
Traffic crossing the Humber Bridge increased by 9.2 per cent during 2012 after tolls were reduced on the crossing last April.
New figures for the eight-month period since the historic toll reduction came into force show an extra 428,515 vehicles crossed the bridge compared to the same period in 2011.
The biggest rise was in car journeys which showed a 10.3 per cent increase. There was also a 9.6 per cent increase in heavy lorries using the bridge.
However, there were 32,457 fewer crossings by small vans.
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