Highway Code consultation

BWA submitted a response to the government’s consultation on the Highway Code, which closed in October 2020.

The government’s proposed changes introduce a hierarchy of road users which:

  • ensures that those road users who can do the greatest harm have the greatest responsibility to reduce the danger or threat they may pose to others,
  • introduces a responsibility for drivers and riders to give way to pedestrians waiting to cross a side road or junction, or waiting to cross at a zebra crossing.
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