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Rules for pedestrians: Crossings

Rule 18 At all crossings. When using any type of crossing you should always check that the traffic has stopped before you start to cross or push a pram onto a crossing always cross between the studs or over the

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Rules for drivers and motorcyclists: Fitness to drive

Rule 90 Make sure that you are fit to drive. You MUST report to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) any health condition likely to affect your driving. Law RTA 1988 sect 94 Rule 91 Driving when you are

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Using the road: Overtaking

Rule 162 Before overtaking you should make sure the road is sufficiently clear ahead road users are not beginning to overtake you there is a suitable gap in front of the road user you plan to overtake. Rule 163 Overtake

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Motorways: Motorway signals

Rule 255 Motorway signals (see ‘Light signals controlling traffic’) are used to warn you of a danger ahead. For example, there may be an incident, fog, a spillage or road workers on the carriageway which you may not immediately be

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Rules for pedestrians: Situations needing extra care

Rule 31 Emergency vehicles. If an ambulance, fire engine, police or other emergency vehicle approaches using flashing blue lights, headlights and/or sirens, keep off the road. Rule 32 Buses. Get on or off a bus only when it has stopped

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Rules for drivers and motorcyclists: Alcohol and drugs

Rule 95 Do not drink and drive as it will seriously affect your judgement and abilities. In England and Wales you MUST NOT drive with a breath alcohol level higher than 35 microgrammes/100 millilitres of breath or a blood alcohol

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Using the road: Road junctions

Rule 170 Take extra care at junctions. You should watch out for cyclists, motorcyclists, powered wheelchairs/mobility scooters and pedestrians as they are not always easy to see. Be aware that they may not have seen or heard you if you

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