Highway Code


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Highway Code

a publication of the Department for Transport that gives guidance for road users. It does not have the force of law but is a relevant guide in civil and criminal proceedings as to reasonable conduct.
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Many cyclists today aren't qualified to be in traffic, with a high percentage having little knowledge of the Highway Code.
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Brendan Grieve, Enterprise Assistant Vice President of Rental, said: "The highway code does not specifically mention transporting Christmas trees.
British Cycling welcomes the AA Cyclist's Highway Code as it should encourage new cyclists and help parents get their children into cycling.
The new study calculated that the stopping distance of a car travelling at 40 miles per hour is 51 metres, compared with the figure of 36 metres in the Highway Code.
Also put the Highway Code back on the school curriculum.
He said: "We would like to see specific reference made in the Highway Code to minimum safe overtaking distances.
And, although failure to comply with the other rules won't, in itself, cause you to be prosecuted, the Highway Code may be used in evidence in any court proceedings under the various Traffic Acts.
In an online survey of 400 road users, only 23% said they had read the Highway Code since they passed their practical driving test.
The Highway Code also gives rules for the different types of pedestrian crossings.
Had the writer read the Highway Code or even studied traffic lights himself, he would have noted that in Bahrain, as in the UK, the lights have a different sequence.
IN the article about the positions of cameras a spokesman for the council makes two comments: 1: "We ask road users to abide by the Highway Code.
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