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Public Website Accessibility Statement.

This accessibility statement applies to traffic.gov.scot .

This website is managed by Traffic Scotland, a service provided by Transport Scotland, the Scottish Government's national transport agency. We want as many people as possible to use this website. We are committed to making the Traffic Scotland website accessible in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Website and Mobile Application) (No.2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the 'accessibility regulations'). 

You should be able to: 

  • Zoom in up to 200% on most of the website without problems
  • Navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • Navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • Navigate most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of NVDA and Voiceover) 

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability. 

How accessible is this website? 

Parts of the website are not full accessible. For example the map on the homepage may not be fully accessible. 

Alternative ways to access the travel information: 

  • You can use a screen reader, keyboard shortcuts, and other features to make your experience more accessible. 
  • You can visit the traffic information page to find links to the accessible text versions of all of the Traffic Scotland trunk road information. 
  • Users can adjust contrast options or font sizes on the website by using their native browser functionality. You can do this by visiting your browser preferences or installing an extension to help with accessibility.  

Feedback and contact information

Contact us if you need information on this website in a different format. In your message include: 

  • The web address (URL) of the content
  • Your email address and name 
  • The format you need - for example plain text, Braille, BSL, large print or audio recording

We'll consider your request and get back to you. 

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We're always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we're not meeting accessibility requirements, contact us. 

You can contact us: 

  • By email at info@trafficscotland.org
  • By phone on 0800 028 1414
  • By post at Traffic Scotland, Network Operations, Transport Scotland, Buchannan House, 58 Port Dundas Road, Glasgow, G4 OHF

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Website and Mobile Application) (No.2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the 'accessibility regulations'). 

If you contact us with a complaint and you're not happy with our response contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service.

Compliance standard

The website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below. 

Content that's not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

PDFs or other documents published before September 2018 do not need to be accessible. 

Preparation of this accessibility statement

An independent accessibility audit of this website was last carried out on 2022. We’ll continue to audit and update our accessibility statement on an annual basis to ensure we meet AA standards. 

This statement was prepared and last reviewed on 5th August 2022.