Understanding Liability in Highway Maintenance and Highway Engineering

Cost:   TBC
Duration:  1 day
Date:  TBC
Times:  9.15am - 4.30pm 
Location:  TBC


This one-day course is designed for managers and practitioners who want to understand the extent of their potential liability for accidental injuries and other losses arising from the implementation of traffic management or road safety schemes. It provides an introduction to the English and Welsh legal system and the specific common law and statutory powers and duties of highway authorities in relation to road users. It covers recent cases that illustrate the way judges have interpreted the law in its application to public authorities, and the effective use of statutory defences.

Aims and Objectives

The aim of the course is to examine and discuss the specific areas of law relating to the potential liability of highway authorities to prosecution and civil actions for accidental injuries and damage arising from the implementation of highway schemes.  The course discusses the effect of recent case law on the legal duties of highway authorities towards road users.


Delegates completing this course will receive a CPD certificate of attendance, recognised by both the IHE and CIHT.

How to book

Unfortunately we don't have another date scheduled for this course, at the moment.  If you wish to register your interest, please contact us using the button below.  We will let you know once the next date has been arranged.  Alternatively if we receive enough interest before then, we will schedule a course accordingly.

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