Traffic England is a free website available to the public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. It is run by Highways England’s National Traffic Information Service. Highways England is responsible for the Strategic Road Network (SRN) which includes most of the motorways and major A-roads in England.
Traffic England's purpose is to help you to make informed decisions about your journey, by providing dynamic, up-to-date information about what is currently happening on the roads, and forecast traffic conditions. With Traffic England, you can see if there are any major delays on your route, and if so, you are able make decisions about your upcoming journey. This may mean you choose to travel at a different time or take a different route. You may also wish to consider other forms of transport.
The following information on the SRN is available:
Road traffic open data provides street-level data for every junction-to-junction link on the motorway and 'A' road network, and for some minor roads in Great Britain.
This website presents the annual estimates of traffic on Great Britain’s roads. It provides in traffic broken down by vehicle type, road category and geographic area.
Annual statistics are mostly presented in units of vehicle miles, which combines the number of vehicles on the road and how far they drive. Annual traffic statistics are compiled using data from around 8,000 roadside 12-hour manual counts, continuous data from automatic traffic counters, and data on road lengths.