Warnings have been issued that Moray Council will have to at least quadruple spending on road maintenance over the next five years amid fears surfaces may go “off a cliff edge”.
Highland councillors are asking the Scottish Government for extra cash to improve its road network in the wake of extensive damage caused by Storm Brendan.
Drivers are being warned over “bumper-to-bumper” traffic, as an estimated 31 million leisure trips are being taken in the run-up to Christmas.
Police have issued an appeal for information after several motorists crashed into a "large amount" of boulders left lying on a north-east road.
More than 60 bridges across Aberdeenshire will be closed within a decade unless they are repaired or replaced.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson is facing calls to tackle a £3 billion roads repairs and potholes backlog.
Torrential rain has caused disruption on the transport network in parts of England, with train and road users urged against travelling on certain routes.
Aberdeenshire's road network has reached "crisis point" with a new document revealing a crippling backlog of repairs totalling £99 million pounds.
Aberdeenshire Council's bridges team have been out since the early hours this morning carrying out inspections following a day of flooding chaos.
The A90 has re-opened after being closed near Stonehaven earlier this morning.
Highland Council has endorsed Transport Scotland’s plans for the A9/A82 Trunk Roads Longman Junction improvement scheme in Inverness.
Police have described stopping one of the strangest vehicles seen on Britain’s roads – a motorbike gaffer-taped to a look like a boat.
A busy stretch of road is to be closed for surfacing improvements, with a councillor arguing the move was “worth the inconvenience”.
The Highlands will be a hive of activity when it once again plays host to Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival and the Black Isle Show.
UPDATE: 12.51pm- The road has now been re-opened following a medical emergency involving a cyclist. Emergency services are at the scene of a busy Moray road that has been shut due to a traffic incident. The B9040 between Hopeman and Lossiemouth has been closed off until further notice while the incident is dealt with.
Hard-up infrastructure chiefs could be forced to dip into their reserves to find the cash to prepare and respond to even a mild winter, they have claimed.
Main roads around Aberdeen are to be reclassified and junctions realigned to encourage motorists to use the newly-opened £750million Aberdeen bypass.
A massive consultation is will be launched by Aberdeen council bosses to bring about a culture change in the way residents travel across the city.
Residents of a north-east village who have endured months of disruption due to problem bridges can find out next week what solutions the council will put in place.
A series of drop-in sessions will update north-east communities on the dualling of the A96.
Commuters have raised concerns that an “accident is waiting to happen” on a section of the new AWPR road.
A busy section of the steepest single track road in the UK has become a pinch point for motoring tourists on the North Coast 500- with as many as 30 incident on the route this year so far.
Concerns have been raised that the long-term closure of a north-east bridge could become permanent.
Motorists in the Highlands were left terrified after seeing a plane flying worryingly low to the ground - as if it was "something out of a James Bond movie".
Residents living along the scenic NC500 route yesterday hit out at tourists driving dangerously and blocking roads.
A war of words has broken out between two Aberdeen councillors who represent the same ward after one accused the other of a “disingenuous” claims in a leaflet.
A string of north-east roads will be officially “de-trunked” and brought under council control next week.
Worried residents face being cut off following the closure of two roads into a north-east village.
A north-east council's "rapidly-deteriorating" bridge network will cost at least £3.35 million to repair.
A north-east bridge shut suddenly due to safety concerns will now be closed for 18 months.
Lack of cash and retention of staff will see roads maintenance on Skye an issue for years and years to come, councillors heard yesterday.
A cut in the number of traffic police officers has led to a significant drop in people being prosecuted for driving while using a mobile phone, the RAC has told the BBC.