Road infrastructure

Operation of the road network including speed limits, signage and road signs.


  1. Pay the Dartford Crossing charge (Dart Charge)

    Paying the Dart Charge: how much it costs, setting up an account, paying a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN), applying for a local resident discount

  2. Speed limits

    A limit of 30 miles per hour or 48 kilometres per hour usually applies to all traffic on all roads with street lighting

  3. Parking fines and penalty charge notices

    How to pay or challenge a penalty charge notice (PCN) or parking ticket - fixed penalty notice (FPN), standard or excess charge notice

  4. Pay the Dartford Crossing charge (Dart Charge) by post

    Use this form to pay the Dartford Crossing charge (Dart Charge) in advance by post.

  5. Pay a parking fine

    Find out how to pay a local council for a parking fine or parking ticket - if it’s a penalty charge notice (PCN)

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Know your traffic signs
  2. Traffic signs manual
  3. How to drive on a smart motorway
  4. How to pay the Dart Charge
  5. Road traffic sign images for reproduction
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News and communications

  1. 26,000 share their views in Thames Crossing consultation
  2. M6 speed increase in time for Christmas getaway
  3. Highways England helps football fans reach festive fixtures
  4. Bournemouth and Preston in the running for major transport funding
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Research and statistics

  1. Road condition statistics: data tables (RDC)
  2. Road construction and taxation (RDE)
  3. Local major schemes: meta-evaluation 2006 to 2010
  4. DFID response to ICAI recommendations on: DFID’s Transport and Urban Infrastructure Investments
  5. 20 mph speed limits on roads
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Proposals for the creation of a Major Road Network
  2. Traffic regulation orders: applying for and creating orders plus using data
  3. Shaping the future of England’s strategic roads (RIS2)
  4. Draft Road Investment Strategy 2: government objectives
  5. Review of robotics and automation in transport construction 2017
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. A14 Orwell Bridge – aerodynamic study
  2. M40 junctions 11 to 12
  3. Roadkill data 2017 to 2018
  4. Dead animals on roads in Essex and Suffolk
  5. Ragwort
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