Guidance and regulation

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Department for Transport (DfT)

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  • Visiting the UK after Brexit

    What you'll need to do to visit the UK after the UK leaves the EU, including whether you'll need to apply for a visa.

  • The Highway Code

    This Highway Code applies to England, Scotland and Wales.

  • Traffic signs

    Traffic signs used, including signs giving orders, warning signs, direction signs, information signs and road works signs.

  • International driving permits for UK drivers

    The rules for international driving permits changed on 28 March 2019.

  • Waiting and parking (238 to 252)

    Rules for waiting and parking, including rules on parking at night and decriminalised parking enforcement.

  • Prepare to drive in the EU after Brexit

    What all drivers from the UK may need to do to drive in the EU and EEA if the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 31 October 2019.

  • General rules, techniques and advice for all drivers and riders (103 to 158)

    Signals, stopping procedures, lighting, control of the vehicle, speed limits, stopping distances, lines and lane markings and multi-lane carriageways, smoking, mobile phones and sat nav.

  • Know your traffic signs

    Road traffic signage in Great Britain, including information on the signing system, regulatory signs, speed limit signs and all other signs.

  • Using the road (159 to 203)

    Rules for using the road, including general rules, overtaking, road junctions, roundabouts, pedestrian crossings and reversing.

  • Road markings

    Road markings used, including those across the carriageway, along the carriageway, along the edge of the carriageway, on the kerb or at the edge of the carriageway and other road markings.

  • Rules for cyclists (59 to 82)

    Rules for cyclists, including an overview, road junctions, roundabouts and crossing the road.

  • Rules for pedestrians (1 to 35)

    Rules for pedestrians, including general guidance, crossing the road, crossings, and situations needing extra care.

  • Traffic signs manual

    Guidance for traffic authorities on the use of traffic signs and road markings.

  • Convert a vehicle into a motorhome

    The minimum requirements for a vehicle to qualify as a motor caravan and how to reclassify your vehicle on the V5C registration certificate.

  • Rules for drivers and motorcyclists (89 to 102)

    Rules for drivers and motorcyclists, including vehicle condition, fitness to drive, alcohol and drugs, what to do before setting off, vehicle towing and loading, and seat belts and child restraints.

  • Cycle to work scheme implementation guidance for employers

    Guidance for employers who want to put in place a cycle to work scheme.

  • Motorways (253 to 273)

    Rules for motorways, including rules for signals, joining the motorway, driving on the motorway, lane discipline, overtaking, stopping and leaving the motorway.

  • Introduction

    Who The Highway Code is for, how it's worded, and the consequences of not following the rules.

  • Signals to other road users

    Signals used to other road users, including direction indicator signals, brake light signals, reversing light signals and arm signals.

  • Transport analysis guidance

    Transport analysis guidance (TAG) provides information on the role of transport modelling and appraisal.