© Crown Copyright Notice

Images from Highways England traffic cameras are Crown Copyright protected.

Highways England permits access to traffic camera images under Licence with authority delegated from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office (HMSO). Licensees are required, amongst other things, to:

  • credit the source of the images as being from Highways England traffic management cameras
  • acknowledge the Crown Copyright status of the images

Additionally, some users will need to:

  • pay the marginal direct costs incurred by Highways England in providing a connection to the telecommunications system and facilitating access to the images
  • monitor, collect data and undertake customer research on the licensed service(s) – providing the results to Highways England for evaluation purposes. The Licensees’ data and reports shall be classified by Highways England as Commercial in Confidence.

Highways England routinely makes traffic camera images available to the following organisations:

  • statutory bodies and others who are Highways England’s operational partners
  • Inde­pen­dent traf­fic man­age­ment con­trol rooms
  • cor­po­rate appli­cants who require traf­fic infor­ma­tion for their own inter­nal use (not involv­ing exploita­tion of the images or copy­ing to Third Parties)
  • travel infor­ma­tion ser­vice devel­op­ers or providers who need a licence grant­ing exploita­tion rights includ­ing copy­ing to Third Parties

For full infor­ma­tion please refer to the Licens­ing Stan­dard Terms and Con­di­tions page.

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