Live Traffic Info
By Highways Agency
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Check how the traffic is flowing on motorways and major A roads in England with official information live from the Highways England National Traffic Control Centre.
PLEASE NOTE: This app only contains information about the roads we manage in England. Other smaller roads in England are managed by local authorities. Trunk roads and motorways in Scotland are the responsibility of Transport Scotland; those in Wales of the Welsh Assembly Government.
This App will use your current location to give you the traffic news when and where you need it. Plan your journey, reduce congestion, lower emissions and arrive safe and less frustrated.
Official data is collected from thousands of vehicle monitors, CCTV and patrol reports to show where the Highways England network is flowing well and to keep you up-to-date with traffic incidents as they break throughout the day.
The information covers unplanned incidents such as accidents and congestion, plus lane closures and other restrictions due to improvement works. Advance notice of future essential roadworks is given wherever possible.
Enter your journey and the App will provide a view of the road ahead – updated as you travel or just let the App look at the roads around you. Configure what you want to see and hear from the App via the extensive setting features.
All current and planned traffic incidents on our network are listed based upon your current regional location, so you can quickly access detailed information relevant to your journey;
Breaking News Headlines:
Major traffic Breaking News incidents, latest traffic headlines and top stories updated throughout the day;
Current Traffic Incidents:
The latest unplanned incidents on our network 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Incidents can be selected by region/road;
Planned Roadworks & Events:
All of our planned (current and future) road maintenance and improvement schemes are listed and can be filtered by region or road;
Your phone must be connected to the internet (mobile 3G/4G/GPRS or wireless) to access live traffic information.
To use the location based features of the app, you must have a GPS enabled phone. Having access to the internet can greatly improve the accuracy and the time taken to get an accurate position. It can take several minutes in some conditions for your device to determine your position. If you are experiencing persistent location issues please contact our support team.
The app does not currently support bluetooth speakers or hands free kits.
We'd welcome your feedback about this app and how we can improve it, so please contact us on 0300 123 5000 and let us know what you think.
Please remember: NEVER use a mobile while driving
Highways England is responsible for managing, maintaining and modernising England's motorways and major A roads. It is a government-owned company. We manage, maintain and modernise England's motorways and trunk roads in the interests of customers.
Safe Road, Reliable Journeys, Informed Travellers
What's New in Version 2.3
Updated social media links to reflect change to Highways England