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 Agency National Traffic Control Centre.
The Highways Agency are responsible for managing, maintaining and improve England's motorways and major A roads.
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 home in on your current location to give you the traffic news when and where you need it. Plan your journey, arrive safe and less frustrated, reduce congestion and lower emissions.
Official data is collected from thousands of vehicle monitors, CCTV and patrol reports to show where the Highways Agency 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.
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 iPhone/iTouch must be connected to 3G or wireless internet to ensure that you receive updated traffic information.
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
The Highways Agency is an executive agency of the Department for Transport. We manage, maintain and improve England's motorways and trunk roads on behalf of the Secretary of State.
Safe Road, Reliable Journeys, Informed Travellers
What's New in Version 1.1
- Addition of "Bookmarks" feature, which allows you to save your most recently used traffic feeds
- Last 10 searches are accessible from the "My Traffic" section
- Roadworks and incidents combined on the same screen
- Improved design and navigation