We are responsible for monitoring and enforcing the performance and efficiency of National Highways (England only). We deliver this through our Highways Monitor function.
We are the monitor of National Highways and its management of the strategic road network – the motorways and main 'A' roads in England.
We are here to ensure that National Highways manages the network appropriately to deliver satisfactory performance, including efficiency, safety and sustainability, for the benefit of road users and the public.
We advise the government on National Highways' future performance objectives.
About our Highways Monitor role
We are responsible for monitoring and enforcing the performance and efficiency of National Highways.
Annual assessment of National Highways
Our annual assessment of National Highways (formerly Highways England).
Monitoring smart motorways
We are responsible for monitoring and enforcing the performance and efficiency of National Highways in its delivery of the Smart Motorway Action Plan.
Benchmarking National Highways' performance and efficiency
Our annual benchmarking report.
National Highways licence monitoring and enforcement
Our monitoring framework and enforcement policy for National Highways.
Road investment strategies
Information on our role in the development of the third road investment strategy (RIS3), and links to key documents relating to the advice we provided during the development of RIS2.
Road Expert Panel
Our Road Expert Panel provides advice and support to our work as the Highways Monitor.