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Codes of Practice

Since its inception, the UK Roads Liaison Group (UKRLG) has considered the dissemination of best practice one of its key roles. Accordingly, it has published codes of practice

'Well-managed highway infrastructure' - published on 28 October 2016 - superceds the previous Codes 'Well-maintained Highways', 'Well-lit Highways' and 'Management of Highway Structures'. 

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Title Type Published
Well Managed Highway Liability Risk
Highway liability & risk 16/03/17
Well-managed Highway Infrastructure - A Code of Practice
Code of Practice - published 18 October 2016 28/10/16
Well-maintained Highways - tracked changes
Codes of Practice - published prior to 18 October 2016,Winter Service Guidance 18/09/13
Well-lit Highways - Code of Practice
Codes of Practice - published prior to 18 October 2016 13/08/13
Management of Highway Structures - Code of Practice
Codes of Practice - published prior to 18 October 2016 13/08/13
Well-lit Highways - Tracked Changes
Codes of Practice - published prior to 18 October 2016 13/08/13
Highways - Maintaining a Vital Asset
Codes of Practice - published prior to 18 October 2016,Guidance document 1/08/13
HMEP UKRLG Highway Infrastructure Asset Management Guidance
Asset Management Guidance,Codes of Practice - published prior to 18 October 2016 21/05/13
Management of Highway Structures Complementary Guidance
Codes of Practice - published prior to 18 October 2016 13/08/12
Management of Electronic Traffic Equipment
Codes of Practice - published prior to 18 October 2016 22/09/11
Provision of Road Restraint Systems for Local Authorities
Codes of Practice - published prior to 18 October 2016 16/09/11
Whole life costings for local authorities
Codes of Practice - published prior to 18 October 2016 16/09/11
Departures from Standards Procedures for Local Highway Authorities
Codes of Practice - published prior to 18 October 2016 16/09/11
Highway risk and liability guide 2nd edition section4.3
Highway liability & risk 1/03/11
UKRLG Report Lessons from the Severe Weather July 2009
Codes of Practice - published prior to 18 October 2016,Winter Service Guidance 1/07/09
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A summary booklet, Maintaining a Vital Asset, is available to help local authority highways professionals explain the importance of the codes of practice to elected councillors and members of the public. This can be downloaded here. Printed copies of the booklet are available in packs of 25 priced £12, quoting Product Code 56 DSG 02478 (English) or 56 DSG 02478 W (Welsh) from DfT Publications (Tel: 0870 1226 236  0870 1226 236; Fax: 0870 1226 237; Textphone 0870 1207 405 0870 1207 405 dft@twoten.press.net; or online www.publications.dft.gov.uk).


Highway Risk and Liability Claims Guidance
 

The UK Roads Board has supplemented Well-Managed Highways with guidance on the handling of compensations claims. This can be downloaded here. An update to the Highway Risk and Liability Claims Document – 2nd edition July 2009 - is available to download here. An updated version of Section 4.3 on Training of the Highway Risk and Liability Guide for the 2nd edition is available for download here. The UK Bridges Board has also commissioned some best practice guides on the maintenance of some specialist structures. Details can be found here.


 

 

Well-managed Highway Infrastructure A Code of Practice coverManagement of Highways Structures

Well-lit Highways Code of Practice

Well-maintained Highways Code of Practice

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