Highway Code: Pedestrians

Department for Transport written question – answered on 4th February 2022.

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Photo of Sarah Olney Sarah Olney Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the updates to the Highway Code introduced in January 2021, what his definition is of the term pedestrian used in that Code.

Photo of Trudy Harrison Trudy Harrison Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

For the purposes of The Highway Code, the term ‘pedestrian’ is to have its ordinary understood meaning within the context of using a highway. Rule H2 of The Highway Code advises that pedestrians include wheelchair and mobility scooter users.

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