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Highway Code: Pedestrians

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 156319, tabled on 21 June 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans his Department has to review the Highway Code to give pedestrians priority over turning traffic when crossing side streets.

Answered on

26 June 2018

As part of the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy Safety Review, the Government issued a Call for Evidence on improving safety, and perceptions of safety for cyclists and pedestrians. The Call for Evidence closed on 1 June with over 13,000 responses. We are considering responses, including suggestions to review the Highway Code and pedestrian priority, alongside the available evidence base and will set out a response in due course.

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