The Highway Code applies to England, Scotland and Wales. Check the metric conversions table to convert miles to kilometres and access other useful sources of information about travelling and driving.
You can get information from:
- St John’s Ambulance
- St Andrew’s First Aid
- British Red Cross
- Department for Transport
- Traffic Scotland
- Traffic Wales
- Road Safety GB
- Ask the police: frequently asked questions database
- Traffic Penalty Tribunal (outside London)
- Parking and Traffic Appeals Service (inside London)
- Highways Agency
- Google maps
- The RAC
- The AA
- European Commission - road safety abroad
Further information about good driving and riding practice can be found in the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency books ‘The Official DVSA Guide to Driving - the essential skills’ and ‘The Official DVSA Guide to Riding - the essential skills’.
Information specifically for drivers of large vehicles can be found in ‘The Official DVSA Guide to Driving Goods Vehicles’ and ‘The Official DVSA Guide to Driving Buses and Coaches’.
The Blue Badge Scheme
Get information about the Blue Badge Scheme from your council.
Code of Practice for Horse-Drawn Vehicles
A Code of Practice is available from Department for Transport, International Vehicle Standards, Great Minster House, 33 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 4DR. Tel 0300 330 3000.