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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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Motorways: Joining the motorway

Rule 259 Joining the motorway. When you join the motorway you will normally approach it from a road on the left (a slip road) or from an adjoining motorway. You should: give priority to traffic already on the motorway check

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Rules for users of powered wheelchairs and mobility scooters: Powered wheelchairs and mobility scooters

(Called Invalid Carriages in law) Rule 36 There is one class of manual wheelchair (called a Class 1 invalid carriage) and two classes of powered wheelchairs and powered mobility scooters. Manual wheelchairs and Class 2 vehicles are those with an

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Rules for drivers and motorcyclists: Before setting off

Rule 97 Before setting off. You should ensure that you have planned your route and allowed sufficient time clothing and footwear do not prevent you using the controls in the correct manner you know where all the controls are and

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Using the road: Roundabouts

Rule 184 On approaching a roundabout take notice and act on all the information available to you, including traffic signs, traffic lights and lane markings which direct you into the correct lane. You should use Mirrors – Signal – Manoeuvre

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