31 Publications

Guidance - Environmental Impact Assessments for road projects

15 Aug 2022

Advice on the key statutory requirements for Environmental Impact Assessments for road projects.

Guidance relating to the Traffic Signs Amendment (Scotland) Regulations and General Directions 2022 - August 2022

3 Aug 2022

Advice to traffic authorities and their contractors, designers and managing agents, on the amendments made by the Traffic Signs Amendment (Scotland) Regulations and General Directions 2022

Position statement - Wildlife signs on Scottish Roads - July 2022

21 Jul 2022

Position statement to inform managers, designers and stakeholders with an interest in the use of warning signs as a means of reducing the occurrences of wildlife casualties on Scotland’s roads

Workplace Parking Licensing Guidance for Local Authorities

30 Jun 2022

The Transport (Scotland) Act 2019 includes provisions introducing a discretionary workplace parking levy power for local authorities

Guidance on the civil traffic enforcement certification of approved devices for Scotland Low Emission Zones

30 May 2022

Advice on the certification procedures and requirements of approved devices for use in Low Emission Zones in Scotland

Low Emission Zone Enforcement Guidance

13 Sep 2021

Guidance for local authorities when purchasing and operating Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) camera systems for Low Emission Zone (LEZ) enforcement in Scotland.

Modal Emissions Analysis for Domestic Aviation Routes in Scotland

10 Aug 2021

This report presents the findings of a study to examine emissions and journey times across different modes of transport, along selected domestic aviation routes between Scotland and other parts of the UK.

Guidance Note on Archaeology and Trunk Roads

22 Mar 2021

This Guidance Note outlines procedures to be followed by Transport Scotland to ensure the efficient and cost-effective management of fieldwork for the mitigation of impacts on archaeology during the ongoing development of Scotland’s trunk road network.

Guidance on the use of Bilingual (Gaelic – English) Traffic Signs in Scotland

20 Nov 2020

Supplementary guidance (supporting Traffic Signs Manual) relating to the design of bilingual traffic signs, addressing sign face layout and the destinations to be signed.

Cycling by Design

17 Sep 2021

Transport Scotland requires consultants and contractors working on trunk road projects to follow the guidance within Cycling by Design.

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