New Mobile Apps
We have recently launched new free traffic information apps for Android and iPhone/iPad. You can download the apps from the iTunes or Google Play stores.
We now provide a range of mobile services specifically designed to allow our online customers to stay in touch with our latest information and traffic updates on the move. Where delays occur, we want to make sure that you can access and respond to information quickly.
Our new mobile site has been updated and optimised for use on all mobile platforms and tablets, providing regular updates about the status of our road network and providing the best possible experience to users accessing our information on smaller screens.
The mobile site provides access to the following key information services:
- Traffic breaking news and live updates to incidents as soon as they appear across our road network
- Current and planned roadworks listed by road, region and county
- User location feature providing targetted information based upon your current network location
- Motorway Traffic Flow provides real-time average speed information between junctions on our motorways
- CCTV Images provide static images from CCTV cameras across our network
The mobile site can be found at m.highways.gov.uk from your web enabled mobile handset.
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.
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 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.
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.
See our FAQs for more information about the app.
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.
Hands-free traffic app makes Highways Agency data available to road users
We also provide a new hands-free ‘app’ for Android and iPhone users. Find out more.
We’d welcome your feedback on any of our current mobile services and suggestion on how we can further improve our information for mobile users.
Please contact our information line at email@example.com or 0300 123 5000.
Please remember: NEVER use a mobile phone while driving