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2022 Highway Code changes: cars must give way to cyclists when turning

The Highway Code is set to undertake a important shake-up in the New Calendar year, offering overtaking – or enterprise – cyclists going straight on a right of way about motorists turning into junctions.

The Highway Code revisions also incorporate a new Hierarchy of Highway Users, which implies automatic culpability for motorists in incidents with a lot more vulnerable highway buyers (cyclists or pedestrians), when yet another adjust states motorists ought to quit and give way to pedestrians waiting to cross the highway just before turning into or out of junctions. The closing important adjust will be setting up assistance on secure passing distances and speeds when overtaking cyclists or horse riders.

A statutory instrument has been laid just before Parliament that implies the up-to-date Highway Code will come into impact on 29 January 2022, but there is no formal strategy to communicate the improvements right until they essentially come

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