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Rules about animals: Other animals

Rule 56 Dogs. Do not let a dog out on the road on its own. Keep it on a short lead when walking on the pavement, road or path shared with cyclists or horse riders. Rule 57 When in a

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General rules, techniques and advice for all drivers and riders: Overview

This section should be read by all drivers, motorcyclists, cyclists and horse riders. The rules in The Highway Code do not give you the right of way in any circumstance, but they advise you when you should give way to

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Road users requiring extra care: Motorcyclists and cyclists

Rule 211 It is often difficult to see motorcyclists and cyclists, especially when they are coming up from behind, coming out of junctions, at roundabouts, overtaking you or filtering through traffic. Always look out for them before you emerge from

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Rules for cyclists: Overview

These rules are in addition to those in the following sections, which apply to all vehicles (except the motorway section). See also You and your bicycle. 59 Clothing. You should wear a cycle helmet which conforms to current regulations, is

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General rules, techniques and advice for all drivers and riders: Signals

Rule 103 Signals warn and inform other road users, including pedestrians (see ‘Signals to other road users’), of your intended actions. You should always give clear signals in plenty of time, having checked it is not misleading to signal at

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Road users requiring extra care: Other road users

Rule 214 Animals. When passing animals, drive slowly. Give them plenty of room and be ready to stop. Do not scare animals by sounding your horn, revving your engine or accelerating rapidly once you have passed them. Look out for

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Rules for cyclists: Road junctions

Rule 72 On the left. When approaching a junction on the left, watch out for vehicles turning in front of you, out of or into the side road. Just before you turn, check for undertaking cyclists or motorcyclists. Do not

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