Clear - Keeping Scotland’s traffic moving

Transport Scotland


Transport Scotland (TS) is Scotland’s National Transport Agency. On behalf of the Scottish Government they are responsible for:

  • managing, maintaining and operating Scotland’s motorway and trunk road
  • overseeing the response to incidents
  • keeping Scotland’s motorway and trunk road network moving safely


  • supporting the lead agency
  • ensuring incidents are effectively managed and adequately resourced
  • maintaining public safety whilst being mindful of the economic pressures surrounding protracted road closures
  • ensuring road users are provided with helpful, timely and accurate travel information
  • updating Scottish Ministers and Scottish Government Resilience colleagues
  • undertaking incident management debriefs to learn lessons and improve best practice
  • maintaining and updating operational policy for the motorway and trunk road network, including high wind management and incident response planning and winter maintenance