Clear - Keeping Scotland’s traffic moving

Trunk Road Operating Company


On behalf of Transport Scotland, Trunk Road Operating Companies (OCs) and DBFO (Design, Build, Finance and Operate) Contractors, support incident resolution by providing traffic management and restoring the road to a safe condition.


  • deploy traffic management at the inner and outer cordon
  • respond in a timely manner to make safe damage to road infrastructure as a result of an incident with a view to full restoration as soon as possible
  • deploy and operate pollution-control devices including emergency spill kits where available
  • assist in assessing the need for additional or specialist resources, to help expedite a speedy restoration of normality and traffic flow
  • assist the Emergency Services upon request with the implementation of Standard Incident Diversion Routes (SIDRs) following area network closures
  • liaise closely with Traffic Scotland and affected local authorities to monitor the impact of the incident on the wider road network and implement additional measures where appropriate
  • being mindful at all times of the economic pressures surrounding protracted road closures