You can find on this page the United Kingdom (UK) road map to print and to download in PDF. The United Kingdom (UK) driving map presents the detailed road network, main highways and free motorways of United Kingdom (UK) in Europe.
The United Kingdom (UK) road map shows all roads network and main roads of United Kingdom (UK). This road map of United Kingdom (UK) will allow you to preparing your routes and find your routes through the roads of United Kingdom (UK) in Europe. The United Kingdom (UK) roads map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Roads in the United Kingdom (UK) form a network of varied quality and capacity. Road distances are shown in miles or yards and United Kingdom (UK) speed limits are in miles per hour (mph) or use of the national speed limit (NSL) symbol. Roads in the United Kingdom (UK) are classified into M (Motorway), A, and B roads. For internal purposes, Local Authorities may also use C, D and U (the latter standing for 'Unclassified'). Each road is given a number which is combined with the prefix, for example M40, A40 and B1110 as its mentioned in the United Kingdom (UK) roads map. Roads in Great Britain are numbered according to a zonal system.
The United Kingdom (UK) is among the best countries in the world for road safety and is still improving, but the improvement has not kept pace with those in Sweden and the Netherlands. Responsibility for the road network differs between trunk and non trunk routes. Trunk roads as you can see in the United Kingdom (UK) roads map, which are the most important roads, are administered by the Highways Agency in England, Transport Scotland in Scotland and the Department of Economy and Transport in Wales. England 6,500 miles (10,461 km) of trunk roads account for 33% of all road travel and 50% of lorry travel. Scotland has 2,174 miles (3,499 km) (about 7% of the total roads in Scotland), accounting for 35% of all road journeys and over 50% of lorry movements. Wales has 1,000 miles (1,600 km) of trunk roads.
Enforcement of the United Kingdom (UK) road speed limits increasingly uses speed guns, automated in-vehicle systems and automated roadside traffic cameras. A unified numbering system as its shown in the United Kingdom (UK) roads map is in place for Great Britain, whilst in Northern Ireland there is no available explanation for the allocation of road numbers. The road network was expanded during the Roman occupation. Some of these survive and others were lost. New roads were added in the mediæval period and from the 17th century onwards.
The United Kingdom (UK) highway map shows toll and free motorways of United Kingdom (UK). This highways map of United Kingdom (UK) will allow you to prepare your routes on motorways of United Kingdom (UK) in Europe. The United Kingdom (UK) highway map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
The Highways Agency of United Kingdom (UK) (an Executive Agency of the Department for Transport) is responsible for maintaining motorways and trunk roads in England. The first legislated control in England was introduced under the Highways Act 1555. Road rates were introduced in England and Wales in the seventeenth century. The first turnpike road as its shown in the United Kingdom (UK) highway map, whereby travellers paid tolls to be used for road upkeep, was authorised by the Highways Act 1663 for a section of the Great North Road in Hertfordshire.
In the United Kingdom (UK), vehicles drive on the left and on multi-lane carriageways drivers are expected to keep to the left lane except when overtaking. In Great Britain, the Highway Code applies to drivers. In Northern Ireland the Highway Code for Northern Ireland applies. United Kingdom (UK) speed limits are shown in mph and are in increments of 10 ranging from 20 miles per hour (32 km/h) to 70 miles per hour (113 km/h) as its mentioned in the United Kingdom (UK) highway map.
During the 1930s both the Institution of Highway Engineers and The County Surveyors Society of the United Kingdom (UK) had published plans for a network of high speed roads, whilst the Minister of Transport, Leslie Burgin, also visited the autobahn under construction in Germany (see United Kingdom (UK) highway map). Lancashire County Council proposed a new scheme for a motorway and it was agreed to go ahead. This was, however, postponed due to the start of World War II.