You are:

We want your views - Survey on UKRLG Code of Practice

We want your views - Survey on UKRLG Code of Practice

16 October 2017

It is almost a year now since the new Code of Practice was published.
 
The new Code of Practice is an important development in how we all manage our highway infrastructure assets and it reflects our sector’s maturity in its approach to asset management.  By moving to a risk based approach, the guidance facilitates Highway Authorities aligning their highway services with their local priorities and objectives, supporting process review to find service efficiencies, particularly in routine activities.

To assist UKRLG in supporting you achieving these aims, we are carrying out a survey to establish progress towards implementation of the new Code.  For those that are making good progress, this will be an opportunity to share a high-level view of the different approaches to implementation of the risk based approach and the resource implications to help others in developing their plans.  For those who are making slower progress, we seek to understand the main blockers to progress so that we can better support you.  The survey should only take about 10 minutes, please complete before 31st October 2017 and a summary of the results will be shared after the survey closes.

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/UKRLGCodeofPractice
 
We also wanted to take this opportunity to highlight a few specific matters that have come to our attention following the release of the latest guidance documents.  We would be interested to hear from members how the risk based approach will change their working practices in adapting to the court cases below and whether more information and links to services from the legal profession would be of use.
 
•    Determining the depth of a pothole as part of their maintenance service based on UKRLG guidance has been raised as an issue in a recent court case. 
•    Another recent court case highlighted risks around not having a weekend on-call team in defending claims. 
•    In response to the new code and changing case law, legal professionals are also supplying support to authorities adopting risk-based approaches through this document - IHE Well Managed Highway Liability Risk Guidance. 
•    As a further measure to counteract some of the risks from these court cases, some authorities are considering court training for inspectors and managers to defend claims in court. 
 
Finally, we are encouraged by the reports of good progress we hear at conferences, project meetings, and everyday working life.  It is an exciting time for our sector and the approach our industry is taking shows the maturity and resilience of our profession.
 
Thank you again for supporting our survey and we look forward to hearing from you.
 
UKRLG
 

Return to news listings

Read about the UKRLG in Transportation Professional

  1. .pdf icon

    Benefits of highway asset risk management explained

    16 October 2017

  2. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional October 2017

    16 October 2017

  3. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional July-August 2017

    17 July 2017

  4. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional May 2017

    15 May 2017

  5. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional March 2017

    13 March 2017

  6. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional January 2017

    3 January 2017

  7. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional October 2016

    18 October 2016

  8. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional July - Aug 2016

    18 July 2016

  9. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional May 2016

    16 May 2016

  10. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional March 2016

    14 March 2016

  11. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional January 2016

    5 January 2016

  12. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional October 2015

    22 October 2015

  13. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional July-Aug 2015

    20 July 2015

  14. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional May 2015

    18 May 2015

  15. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional March 2015

    18 March 2015

  16. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional January 2015

    1 January 2015

  17. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional October 2014

    20 October 2014

  18. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional July/August 2014

    18 July 2014

  19. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional May 2014

    16 May 2014

  20. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional March 2014

    1 March 2014

  21. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional January/February 2014

    1 January 2014

  22. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional November 2013

    1 November 2013

  23. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional August/September 2013

    1 August 2013

  24. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional June 2013

    1 June 2013

  25. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional May 2013

    1 May 2013

  26. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional January/February 2013

    1 January 2013

  27. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional November 2012

    1 November 2012

  28. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional August/September 2012

    23 July 2012

  29. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional June 2012

    29 May 2012

  30. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional April 2012

    21 March 2012

  31. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional Jan/Feb 2012

    22 December 2011

  32. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional November 2011

    1 November 2011

  33. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional Aug-Sept 2011

    1 August 2011

  34. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional June 2011

    1 June 2011

  35. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional April 2011

    1 April 2011

  36. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional Nov 2010

    1 November 2010

  37. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional Aug-Sept 2010

    1 August 2010

  38. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional June 2010

    1 June 2010

  39. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional April 2010

    1 April 2010

  40. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional Jan-Feb 2010

    1 January 2010

  41. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional Dec 2009

    1 December 2009

  42. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional October 2009

    30 October 2009

  43. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional July-Aug 2009

    18 July 2009

  44. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional May 2009

    29 May 2009

  45. .pdf icon

    Transportation Professional March 2009

    31 March 2009