Mobile services

App Feed­back

In order to help us improve the expe­ri­ence of our mobile app we would appre­ci­ate it if you would take a cou­ple of min­utes to com­plete our short survey:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HMAPP1

New Mobile Apps

We have launched new free traf­fic infor­ma­tion apps for Android and iPhone/iPad. You can down­load the apps from the iTunes or Google Play stores.



Get it on Google Play

Mobile Ser­vices

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.
Mobile Website

Mobile web­site

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.

iPhone/Android app

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.

KEY FEATURES

Road Ahead:

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.

Regional Loca­tor

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.

You can down­load the apps for free by going to the iTunes store  or Google Play store.

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.

Screen­shots

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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.

Feed­back

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 ha_info@highways.gsi.gov.uk or 0300 123 5000.

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