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Highway Code

Further reading and conversions

The Highway Code applies to England, Scotland and Wales. Check the metric conversions table to convert miles to kilometres and access other useful sources of information about travelling and driving.

Metric conversions

Miles Kilometres
1.00 1.61
5.00 8.05
10.00 16.09
15.00 24.14
20.00 32.19
25.00 40.23
30.00 48.28
35.00 56.33
40.00 64.37
45.00 72.42
50.00 80.47
55.00 88.51
60.00 96.56
65.00 104.60
70.00 112.65

Useful websites

You can get information from:

St John’s Ambulance
St Andrew’s First Aid
British Red Cross
Department for Transport
Traffic Scotland
Traffic Wales
Road Safety GB
Ask the police: frequently asked questions database
Traffic Penalty Tribunal (outside London)
Parking and Traffic Appeals Service (inside London)
Highways Agency

Further reading

Best practice

Further information about good driving and riding practice can be found in The Driving Standards Agency books ‘The Official DSA Guide to Driving - the essential skills’ and ‘The Official DSA Guide to Riding - the essential skills’.

Information specifically for drivers of large vehicles can be found in ‘The Official DSA Guide to Driving Goods Vehicles’ and ‘The Official DSA Guide to Driving Buses and Coaches’.

The Blue Badge Scheme

Get information about the Blue Badge Scheme from your council.

Code of Practice for Horse-Drawn Vehicles

The Code of Practice is available from the Department for Transport.

Department for Transport

0207 944 2114

Department for Transport
Transport Technology and Standards
Zone 2/04, Great Minster House
76 Marsham Street
London SW1P 4DR

Road works

You can download a leaflet from the Highways Agency giving further information on driving through road works or call Highways Agency Publications quoting reference number HA113/04.

Highways Agency Publications

0870 1226 236

General Highways Agency information

Highways Agency

Email: ha_info@highways.gsi.gov.uk
0300 123 5000

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