DRIVING STANDARDS AGENCY
THE OFFICIAL HIGHWAY CODE
The Highway Code applies to England, Scotland and Wales. It's essential reading for
everyone. Here's a reminder about some general advice.
In slow-moving traffic. You should reduce the distance between you and the vehicle
ahead to maintain traffic flow
never get so close to the vehicle in front that you cannot stop safely
leave enough space to be able to manoeuvre if the vehicle in front breaks down or
an emergency vehicle needs to get past
not change lanes to the left to overtake
allow access into and from side roads, as blocking these will add to congestion
be aware of cyclists and motorcyclists who may be passing on either side.