Significantly more Scots are driving alone amid rising car ownership levels and falling spending on fuel, the official Scottish Household Survey (SHS) revealed today. Two in three cars on Scotland’s roads (66 per cent) had just the driver aboard last year compared to 56 per cent two decades ago. The rise came as the proportion of homes with cars increased from 63 to 71 per cent since 1999. At the same time, spending on fuel has fallen, reflecting a reduction in the cost of motoring.
Scotsman 10th Sept 2019 read more »