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Advice for visiting Scotland in 2024

Planning a holiday in Scotland?

The Scottish Trunk Road Network flows through some of the most remarkable beauty spots the country has to offer. Loch Ness, Loch Lomond and the North Coast 500 are all accessible via the trunk network.

Wherever you're travelling from, we welcome and encourage visitors to enjoy our beautiful country with us. Here are some important bits of information in order to keep safe and to avoid disruption if you are on our roads.

Driving on the Left

Here in Scotland, we drive on the left! Find some important advice about driving safely on our roads.

Driving Advice for Visitors

Here's some really important information regarding travelling on Scottish Roads.

Camping in Scotland

Considering camping in Scotland? Whether you fancy staying in a tent or a campervan, it’s important to respect the wildlife and ecosystem around you. 

Keep Scotland Beautiful

Our stunning scenery is one of the top reasons people visit Scotland – and we want to keep it that way.

Country Roads

Once you get out of the Central Belt, roads are a little bit different – even the Trunk Network.

Consider Alternative Travel

You don't just have to travel through Scotland by car! We're spoilt for choice for other means of transport - so why not make the most of it?

Drink a coffee. Have a rest. And survive.

Plan your journey and allow plenty of breaks. Driving tired kills. Make it a holiday to remember for the right reasons! 
Driving tired can result in higher impact collisions.
Take a break every two hours, for 15-20 minute at a time.