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Rules for pedestrians: Crossing the road

Rule 7 The Green Cross Code. The advice given below on crossing the road is for all pedestrians. Children should be taught the Code and should not be allowed out alone until they can understand and use it properly. The

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Rules for 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 unaccompanied on the public road a motorcycle up to 125 cc, with a power output not exceeding 11 kW,

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Using the road: General rules

Rule 159 Before moving off you should use all mirrors to check the road is clear look round to check the blind spots (the areas you are unable to see in the mirrors) signal if necessary before moving out look

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Motorways: General

Many other Rules apply to motorway driving, either wholly or in part: Rules 46, 57, 83 to 88, 89 to 102, 103 to 126, 130 to 134, 139, 144, 146 to 151, 160 to 161, 219, 221 to 222, 225,

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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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