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Rules for users of powered wheelchairs and mobility scooters: On the road

Rule 41 You should take care when travelling on the road as you may be travelling more slowly than other traffic (your machine is restricted to 8 mph (12 km/h) and may be less visible). Rule 42 When on the

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Rules for drivers and motorcyclists: Seat belts and child restraints

Rule 99 You MUST wear a seat belt in cars, vans and other goods vehicles if one is fitted (see table below). Adults, and children aged 14 years and over, MUST use a seat belt or child restraint, where fitted,

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Motorways: Overtaking

Rule 267 Do not overtake unless you are sure it is safe and legal to do so. Overtake only on the right. You should: check your mirrors take time to judge the speeds correctly make sure that the lane you

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Rules about animals: Horse-drawn vehicles

Rule 47 Horse-drawn vehicles used on the highway should be operated and maintained in accordance with standards set out in the Department for Transport’s Code of Practice for Horse-Drawn Vehicles. This Code lays down the requirements for a road driving

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Rules for drivers and motorcyclists: Motorcycle licence requirements

If you have a provisional motorcycle licence, you MUST satisfactorily complete a Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) course. You can then ride a motorcycle up to 125 cc with a power output not exceeding 11 kW on the public road, with

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Road users requiring extra care: Overview

Rule 204 The most vulnerable road users are pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists and horse riders. It is particularly important to be aware of children, older and disabled people, and learner and inexperienced drivers and riders.

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Rules about animals: Horse riders

Rule 49 Safety equipment. Children under the age of 14 MUST wear a helmet which complies with the Regulations. It MUST be fastened securely. Other riders should also follow these requirements. These requirements do not apply to a child who

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