The Highway Code

Online version

This version has been adapted for online use from the Department for Transport’s current printed version of the Highway Code. In any proceedings, whether civil or criminal, only the Department for Transport’s current printed version of the Code should be relied upon

Introduction

An explanation of the rules and wording found in The Highway Code

Pedestrians

Rules for pedestrians, first aid on the road and more…

Powered wheelchairs and mobility scooters

Using the road, road users requiring extra care and more…

Horse riders and animals

Rules about animals, road users requiring extra care and more…

Cyclists

Rules for cyclists, you and your bicycle, first aid on the road and more…

Motorcyclists

Rules for motorcyclists, motorcycle licence requirements, driving in adverse weather conditions and more…

Drivers and riders

Rules for drivers, waiting and parking, breakdowns and incidents, safety code for new drivers and more…

Signs and markings

Signals to other road users, warning signs, signals by authorised persons and more…

The Highway Code: Full contents

Full contents of The Highway Code, from the introduction to signs and markings

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