Questions and answers

How do I contact the Highways Agency?

How do I contact the Highways Agency?

Send it to us at [email protected]. You can also contact us by phone on our 24-hour helpline on 0300 123 5000 (local rate call).

Is highways England a government agency?

Highways England is the government company charged with operating, maintaining and improving England’s motorways and major A roads. Formerly the Highways Agency, we became a government company in April 2015.

Where is highways England based?

Stanton St Quintin, Wiltshire.

How do I report a motorway issue?

Contact Highways England if the obstruction is on a motorway or an A road they manage in England.

  1. Highways England. [email protected]. 0300 123 5000. Find out about call charges.
  2. Traffic Scotland. 0800 028 1414. 24 hours, 7 days a week.
  3. Traffic Wales. 0300 123 1213. 24 hours, 7 days a week. Find out about call charges.

Can Highways Agency stop you?

Answer. Answer: The Highways Agency Traffic Officers do not have powers to stop you for speeding. The one thing they have the power to do is to stop the traffic, due to accidents etc. If they ask you to stop and you don’t, you could get six points on your license.

What powers do highways officers have?

Traffic Officers’ responsibilities Traffic Officers help to manage incidents by: coordinating the resources of the emergency services. managing traffic to reduce incident related congestion. clearing debris from the carriageways.

What are highways called in England?

In the United Kingdom, unless a route is classified as a motorway, the term which is used for a vehicular highway may be main road, trunk road, ‘A’ road/’B’ road, “‘C’ road”, “unclassified road”, or, where appropriate, dual carriageway.

Can I claim for hitting a pothole?

If you hit a deep pothole – even at quite a slow speed – you could damage your tyres, wheels and steering alignment. The repairs may not be worth an insurance claim but you might be able to get compensation from the local council.

Who is responsible for maintaining U.S. highways?

Building and maintaining roads and bridges is generally the responsibility of state and local governments. Of the 4.1 million miles of road in the U.S., almost 97 percent are under the jurisdiction of state and local governments.

Who is in charge of U.S. highways?

Overview: Part of the Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) helps maintain the nation’s system of interstate highways. Responsibility for building and maintaining highways is the charge of state and local governments, but the FHWA provides enormous support in the form of funding.

Can highways England pull you over?

Yes. Traffic officers have the power to stop and direct traffic. Ignoring a traffic officer who orders you to stop is an offence and could result in a £1,000 fine. It could also mean points on your driving licence, or even disqualification.

How to contact US-Highways customer service team?

Telephone. 08000 514514. Highways customer service team are available Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm. The Emergency team will be contactable outside of these hours.

Where is the registered office of Highways England?

Our registered office. Highways England Company Ltd. Bridge House. 1 Walnut Tree Close. Guildford. GU1 4LZ. Registered in England and Wales No. 9346363. United Kingdom.

What is the role of the Highways Agency?

We are responsible for operating, maintaining and improving the strategic road network in England on behalf of the Secretary of State for Transport. The network is made up of England’s motorways and all-purpose trunk roads (the major A roads). Highways Agency is listed in the following categories:

How to contact Highways England in an emergency?

We won’t be able to collect mail sent by post, but you can still contact us by email or phone. In an emergency, call 999. Other incidents should be reported via our Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000. We want to hear from you if you spot something wrong with our roads or any of the assets alongside them.