Highway Inspection - Legal with LANTRA


Highway Inspection

Who should attend?

Experienced Highway Inspectors with several years of experience and their managers/supervisors who require detailed knowledge of Highways Law. The course may also be suitable for Highway Inspectors who have completed the Highway Inspection Technical Course and had at least 6 months subsequent experience.

Course aim

The aim of this course is to give someone carrying out Highways Inspection detailed knowledge of Highways Law, Enforcement and certain areas of Highways Maintenance.

Learning objectives
  • To understand the fundamentals of Highway Law and its influence on the management of the Highway for the benefit of users
  • To understand the requirements for collecting accurate evidence/data, taking statements and their use in the legal process. To gain confidence in presenting evidence in Court
  • How to contribute to Network serviceability and to develop an understanding of the procedures to protect the integrity of the highway
  • To develop the concept of 'the public as customer' and how to deliver best value in highways maintenance
  • To develop a practical awareness of NRASWA and its allied Codes of Practice
  • To understand how to contribute to Network safety and the importance of safe working practice associated with work on the highway
  • Course content
  • The methods by which highways are created, diverted or extinguished
  • Responsibilities and liabilities of Highway Authorities under common law and Statute
  • The Duties and Powers by which Highway Authorities manage the highway
  • Procedures used by Highway Authorities e.g. dealing with vehicles which are abandoned on the highway, scaffolding, nuisance etc
  • Importance of contemporary records and their use to prosecute and defend legal actions
  • Preparing and presenting evidence in a Courtroom scenario
  • The responsibilities of Highways Authorities to co-ordinate street works
  • The main provisions of the NRSWA and the - Reinstatement, Co-ordination, Inspection, and Signing & Guarding Codes of Practice
  • Footpaths and Rights of Way legislation
  • Delivering Best Value in Highways Maintenance
  • Traffic Signs Manual
  • Highways Act 1980, Environment Protection Act, etc.
  • Maintenance regime for highway structures
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