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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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General rules, techniques and advice for all drivers and riders: Other stopping procedures

Rule 107 Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency Officers have powers to stop vehicles on all roads, including motorways and trunk roads, in England and Wales. They will attract your attention by flashing amber lights either from the front requesting you

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Road users requiring extra care: Other vehicles

Rule 219 Emergency and Incident Support vehicles. You should look and listen for ambulances, fire engines, police, doctors or other emergency vehicles using flashing blue, red or green lights and sirens or flashing headlights, or Highways Agency Traffic Officer and

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Rules for cyclists: Roundabouts

Rule 76 Full details about the correct procedure at roundabouts are contained in (see Rules 184 to 190). Roundabouts can be hazardous and should be approached with care. Rule 77 You may feel safer walking your cycle round on the

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