Information and advice for transport-related industries
The Scottish economy is increasingly dependent on the efficient and cost effective movement of freight, connecting products to markets nationally and internationally.
The planning system is used to make decisions about the future development and use of land in our towns, cities and countryside
We work with all Local Authorities, National Park Authorities and Strategic Development Planning Authorities in the preparation of their Development Plans.
Acting on behalf of Scottish Ministers in their capacity as roads authority, Transport Scotland is a statutory consultee in the planning process.
When Local Authority planning permission has been granted, developers must follow a clear process to agree the detail of any changes to the trunk road network and gain permission to carry out the work
An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a means of systematically drawing together an assessment of the likely significant environmental effects arising from a proposed development
The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016 (TSRGD) is a regulatory document which details every traffic sign and road marking prescribed for use in the UK.
You must seek permission first from Transport Scotland before you are allowed to trade from a trunk road lay-by
Scot-TAG is Transport Scotland’s web based information source for transport analysis guidance
A service offered by Transport Scotland to help with the appraisal of transport projects and programmes
The Scottish Road Research Board (SRRB) is a partnership between Transport Scotland and the Society of Chief Officers for Transportation in Scotland (SCOTS) and the Scottish Road Works Commissioner (SRWC).
Whether parking a vehicle on or off the road it is important that motorists make themselves aware of any restrictions that may be in place at that location.
The Transport Scotland Pavement Forum (TSPF) promotes and develops best practice and knowledge sharing for the management and maintenance of Scottish trunk roads.