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The Highway Code

Index The Highway Code

The Highway Code is a set of information, advice, guides and mandatory rules for all road users in the United Kingdom. [1]

37 relations: Animal, Bilingual sign, British Sign Language, Cycling, Department for Transport, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, Driver location sign, Driver's manual, Driving, Driving Standards Agency, England, Great Britain, Green Cross Code, IPad, IPhone, IPod Touch, Living Streets (UK), Motorcycling, Northern Ireland, Office of Public Sector Information, Pedestrian, Penny (British pre-decimal coin), Road signs in the United Kingdom, Road surface marking, Road Traffic Act 1988, Road traffic safety, Road Users' Code, Rules of the Road (Ireland), Scotland, The Highway Code (Malta), The Stationery Office, Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions, United Kingdom, United Kingdom driving test, Vienna Convention on Road Signs and Signals, Vienna Convention on Road Traffic, Wales.

Animal

Animals are multicellular eukaryotic organisms that form the biological kingdom Animalia.

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Bilingual sign

A bilingual sign (or, by extension, a multilingual sign) is the representation on a panel (sign, usually a traffic sign, a safety sign, an informational sign) of texts in more than one language.

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British Sign Language

British Sign Language (BSL) is a sign language used in the United Kingdom (UK), and is the first or preferred language of some deaf people in the UK; there are 125,000 deaf adults in the UK who use BSL plus an estimated 20,000 children.

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Cycling

Cycling, also called bicycling or biking, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, exercise or sport.

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Department for Transport

The Department for Transport (DfT) is the government department responsible for the English transport network and a limited number of transport matters in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland that have not been devolved.

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Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is an executive agency of the UK Department for Transport (DfT).

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Driver location sign

Driver location signs are signs placed every along each side of English motorways, and some other major English roads, to provide information that will allow motorists to know their precise location.

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Driver's manual

A driver's manual is a book created by the DMV of a corresponding state in order to give information to people about the state’s driving laws.

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Driving

Driving is the controlled operation and movement of a motor vehicle, including cars, motorcycles, trucks, and buses.

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Driving Standards Agency

The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) was an executive agency of the UK Department for Transport (DfT).

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Great Britain

Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.

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Green Cross Code

The Green Cross Code is a brand created by the National Road Safety Committee (now the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, RoSPA) to raise awareness of pedestrian road safety in the United Kingdom.

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IPad

iPad is a line of tablet computers designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc., which run the iOS mobile operating system.

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IPhone

iPhone is a line of smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The iPhone line of products use Apple's iOS mobile operating system software.

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IPod Touch

The iPod Touch (stylized and marketed as iPod touch) is an iOS-based all-purpose mobile device designed and marketed by Apple Inc. with a touchscreen-controlled user interface.

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Living Streets (UK)

Living Streets is the United Kingdom charity for everyday walking.

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Motorcycling

Motorcycling is riding a motorcycle.

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.

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Office of Public Sector Information

The Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) is the body responsible for the operation of Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO) and of other public information services of the United Kingdom.

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Pedestrian

A pedestrian is a person travelling on foot, whether walking or running.

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Penny (British pre-decimal coin)

The pre-decimal penny (1d) was a coin worth of a pound sterling.

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Road signs in the United Kingdom

Road signs used in the United Kingdom conform broadly to European norms, though a number of signs are unique and direction signs omit European route numbers.

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Road surface marking

Road surface marking is any kind of device or material that is used on a road surface in order to convey official information; they are commonly placed with road marking machines (or road marking equipment, pavement marking equipment).

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Road Traffic Act 1988

The Road Traffic Act 1988 is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom, concerning licensing of vehicles, insurance and road regulation.

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Road traffic safety

Road traffic safety refers to the methods and measures used to prevent road users from being killed or seriously injured.

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Road Users' Code

Road Users' Code is a road user guide in Hong Kong.

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Rules of the Road (Ireland)

The Rules of the Road is the official road user guide for Ireland.

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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The Highway Code (Malta)

The Highway Code is the official road user guide for Malta.

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The Stationery Office

The Stationery Office (TSO) is a British publishing company created in 1996 when the publishing arm of Her Majesty's Stationery Office was privatised.

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Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions

The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions (commonly abbreviated to TSRGD) is the law that sets out the design and conditions of use of official traffic signs that can be lawfully placed on or near roads in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) and the Isle of Man.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United Kingdom driving test

The United Kingdom driving test is a test of competence that UK residents take in order to obtain a full Great Britain or Northern Ireland (car) driving licence or to add additional full entitlements to an existing one.

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Vienna Convention on Road Signs and Signals

The Convention on Road Signs and Signals, commonly known as the Vienna Convention on Road Signs and Signals, is a multilateral treaty designed to increase road safety and aid international road traffic by standardising the signing system for road traffic (road signs, traffic lights and road markings) in use internationally.

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Vienna Convention on Road Traffic

The Convention on Road Traffic, commonly known as the Vienna Convention on Road Traffic, is an international treaty designed to facilitate international road traffic and to increase road safety by establishing standard traffic rules among the contracting parties.

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Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Highway_Code

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