30 Publications

Route Safety Strategy

9 Nov 2017

Research project to investigate whether there are any policies, strategies or mitigations adopted within Norway and Sweden which, historically, have a better record of road safety than Scotland that could influence road safety trends in Scotland.

National Transport Strategy Early Engagement Consultation Survey

1 Jun 2017

The early engagement consultation survey was carried out to shape the key themes of the National Transport Strategy review and inform wider engagement. It was launched in Dec 2016 and closed in Mar 2017. This analysis of responses was produced by Lucy Robertson of Craigforth for Transport Scotland.

The Value of the Trunk Road Network to Society and the Economy in Scotland

13 Mar 2017

This report contains the results of new research that estimates the economic and societal contribution made by Scotland’s Trunk Road Network

How Scotland’s Transport Network Supports the Growth Sectors

10 Nov 2016

Transport Scotland commissioned research to investigate how the Growth Sectors use the transport network. This summary report presents the findings of 26 interviews with leading industry and transport organisations, and four in-depth company case studies from companies in the food and drink sector

Evaluation of Road Safety Scotland’s Early Years Resource June 2016

28 Jun 2016

Launched in 2010, Go Safe with Ziggy is Scotland’s main road safety programme for children in their early years

Evaluation of Scottish Road Safety Week Pilot

25 Feb 2016

This report presents the findings of an evaluation to assess the possible impact the pilot might have had in realising the aims of SRSW and to provide evidence to help inform whether there may be value in developing SRSW as a regular initiative to support the co-ordination and delivery of road safety themed activity across Scotland’s delivery partnerships

Improving the evidence base on journey time reliability on the Trunk Road Network in Scotland

15 May 2015

The study looked at the concept of Journey Time Reliability and its valuation

Road Accident Data Collection Form Design Research Project

14 May 2015

Transport Research Laboratory were commissioned by Transport Scotland to review the currently used versions of the STATS19 form by the legacy police forces in Scotland and produce a new form that incorporates recommendations for improvement that could be potentially rolled out nationally to help improve the quality of the personal injury road accident data collected in Scotland

Seatbelt and Mobile Phone Usage Survey Scotland, 2014

25 Feb 2015

This bulletin provides statistics on the proportion of drivers observed wearing seatbelts and using mobile phones whilst driving in Scotland from a roadside observation survey commissioned jointly by Transport Scotland and the Department for Transport

Carbon Account for Transport No. 6: 2014 Edition

18 Dec 2014

The sixth edition of the Carbon Account for Transport provides the annual detailed update on Scotland’s transport emissions performance up to 2012, and likely impact of new infrastructure projects on future emissions

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