Driver and rider safety

Information for drivers and riders.

Cycling and motorcycling

Cycling and motorcycling.

Drink Drive Rehabilitation

Drink Drive Rehabilitation.

Novice drivers

Novice drivers.

Driving for work

Mobile Phones

Guidance about the law regarding driving with a hand-held mobile phone.

Highway Code

The Highway Code is essential reading because its rules apply to all road users: pedestrians, horse riders and cyclists, as well as motorcyclists and drivers.

14 July 2005

Fitness to drive

A link to a document for health professionals and others enabling them to provide drivers with more informed advice on their health and fitness to drive. Also includes an ordering form.

Road Policing Commitment (78 kb)

A joint strategy agreed by DfT, the Home Office and ACPO that prioritises roads policing and recognises the contribution it makes in reducing anti-social behaviour and creating safer, more secure communities.

11 January 2005

Aftermarket HID (Xenon) headlamps

A summary of the regulations relating to the sale and use of aftermarket HID or Xenon headlamps in Great Britain.

08 May 2007

For related documents, pages and internet links, see the column on the right.