The A9 Safety Group aims to provide up-to-date and accurate information on Scotland’s longest road.

This site provides a comprehensive overview of the A9, with statistics, route information, driving tips and road campaigns. With an average 142,000 vehicles using the A9 every day, planning a safe and efficient journey is important.

Extensive changes will be taking place on the route over the next few years, with planned dualling due for completion in 2025. Take the initiative and use our route information before your journey.

Use the buttons below to view information on specific parts of the road.

Average Speed Camera Myths

There are a number of myths and tales surrounding average speed cameras, from the benefits they bring to the reasons for their installation.

Camera Technology

The Average Speed Camera System being deployed on the A9 is the SPECS3 incorporating the Portable Outstation Device.

Average Speed Camera Update

The latest phase of the of the installation of the Average Speed Cameras between Perth and Inverness was completed on 22 August. This brings the total number of camera sites completed on this section to twenty five with the remaining two sites programmed for installation in mid-September. A number of portable Variable Message Signs are also now located on the network advising A9 users of the status of the cameras.

Between Perth and Dunblane work continues on completing the necessary groundworks prior to installing the cameras during October.

The system remains on course to be introduced in late October.


A9 Dualling

For information on the A9 Dualling project please click here.

Please let us know if you have any trunk road defects you would like to report.