Other information

The conversions given throughout The Highway Code are rounded but a detailed conversion chart is shown below.

Miles Kilometres Miles Kilometres
1.00 1.61 40.00 64.37
5.00 8.05 45.00 72.42
10.00 16.09 50.00 80.47
15.00 24.14 55.00 88.51
20.00 32.19 60.00 96.56
25.00 40.23 65.00 104.60
30.00 48.28 70.00 112.65
35.00 56.33

Best practice Further information about good driving and riding practice can be found in the Driving Standards Agency books 'The Official DSA Guide to Driving - the essential skills' and 'The Official DSA Guide to Riding - the essential skills'. Information specifically for drivers of large vehicles can be found in 'The Official DSA Guide to Driving Goods Vehicles' and 'The Official DSA Guide to Driving Buses and Coaches'.

The Blue Badge Scheme Information on this scheme can be found on the Department for Transport Website

Code of Practice for Horse-Drawn Vehicles The Code of Practice is available from the Department for Transport, Transport Technology and Standards Division 6, 2nd Floor, Great Minster House, 76 Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DR. Tel 0207 944 2078

Road works A leaflet giving further information on driving through road works can be obtained from Highways Agency Publications, tel 0870 1226 236, quoting reference number HA113/04. For general Highways Agency information, tel 08457 504030 or email ha_info@highways.gsi.gov.uk

The Highway Code is the set of official rules and regulations that must be followed by road users in the UK. The Highway Code is presented here as a service to users of our UK Driver Theory Test Preparation Materials available at DriverTheory.co.uk.