Brussels Mobility carried out in recent years, several measurements. While in 2012, the daily 26.500 vans the capital inreden, accounting for 8 percent of total traffic, increased that last year to 30,000 vans per day, or 9 to 10 percent of the total traffic. "The number of vans increased by ten to fifteen percent in five years", says the Brussels Mobility.Read also the Belgians to give more and more money from e-commerce: 7,89 billion in 2018 E-commerce
The increase can be explained by the growth of e-commerce, but also by the fact that a lot of carriers on that way escape the road pricing for trucks. The influx of the vans is not good news for the environment, the health and mobility in its entirety. Also the travel time during the week in Brussels during the last years, with 8 per cent.