Metric conversions, useful websites, further reading, the blue badge scheme and code of practice horse-drawn vehicles.
The conversions given throughout The Highway Code are rounded but a detailed conversion chart is shown below.
- St John Ambulance
- St Andrew’s First Aid
- British Red Cross
- National Highways
- Highways England
- Transport Scotland
- Transport Wales
- Traffic England
- Traffic Scotland
- Traffic Wales
- Road Safety GB
- Ask the police: frequently asked questions database
- Traffic Penalty Tribunal (outside London)
- London Tribunals (inside London)
- European Commission – road safety abroad
- European New Car Assessment Programme
Further information about good driving and riding practice can be found in the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency books ‘The Official DVSA Guide to Driving - the essential skills’ and ‘The Official DVSA Guide to Riding - the essential skills’.
Information specifically for drivers of large vehicles can be found in ‘The Official DVSA Guide to Driving Goods Vehicles’.
The Blue Badge Scheme
Get information about the Blue Badge Scheme from your council.
Code of Practice for Horse-Drawn Vehicles
The Code of Practice is available from
Department for Transport
International Vehicle Standards
Great Minster House
33 Horseferry Road
Tel 0300 330 3000
Special types of vehicles
Further information about the use of special types of vehicles under the authority of the Road Vehicles (Authorisation of Special Types) (General) Order 2003 (STGO) or Special Orders can be found in the Special types enforcement guide.
Further information about towing safely can be found at