Is the Highway Code available online?

You can buy a copy of The Highway Code online or from most high street bookshops. Sign up for email alerts for rule changes, or follow The Highway Code on Facebook and Twitter.

What does the Highway Code say about traffic lights?

Only go forward when the traffic lights are green if there is room for you to clear the junction safely or you are taking up a position to turn right. If the traffic lights are not working, treat the situation as you would an unmarked junction and proceed with great care.

Do I have to read the Highway Code?

It is essential you read the Highway Code. It applies to all road users, including the most vulnerable: pedestrians, older people or disabled people, cyclists, motorcyclists, drivers, and horse riders. All road users should we aware of the highway code and make decisions considering each other.

Are hand signals still part of the Highway Code?

Hand signals still make the cut Perhaps surprisingly to younger drivers, today’s code still makes a brief reference to the use of signals, suggesting road users ‘use an arm signal to emphasise or reinforce’ other types of signals if necessary.

How do you study for the highway code?

Here are a few theory test study tips to help you along the way:

  1. Study for it as you would any other test.
  2. Do a practice highway code test online.
  3. Summarise and paraphrase.
  4. Create flash cards.
  5. Break it up and reward yourself.
  6. Get family and friends involved.
  7. Set a date for your theory test.

Who writes the Highway Code?

the Department for Transport
The Highway Code was first published in 1931, and has been regularly updated to reflect current practices. It is prepared by the Department for Transport and the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, and is published by The Stationery Office in electronic form and as a printed book.

Can you go through traffic lights on amber?

Technically it’s legal to go through an amber light, but ideally you shouldn’t do this unless you have to. If the traffic lights are at a pedestrian crossing, the lights tend to flash amber before turning green. If pedestrians are still crossing, wait until it’s safe to go.

How do I study for the highway code?

What is the best Highway Code app?

But there’s no shortage available to download, so we’ve compiled the 10 most highly rated driving test apps to make the decision easier.

  • Driving Theory Test 2020.
  • Show Me Tell Me Lite.
  • Pocket Instructor – UK Driving Skills and Test Guide.
  • Practical Driving Test 2020 Video Driving Lessons.
  • Learn to Drive 2020.
  • Learn to Drive.

What is the hand signal for turning left in a car?

To make a hand signal, roll down your driver side window and extend your arm outside the car. When turning left, extend your arm straight outwards. When turning right, bend your arm at the elbow with your hand pointing upward.