The Highway Code was updated starting last weekend and includes changes that should make walking, cycling and horse riding safer and thereby bring benefits to all road users. All PPYCC members and their families are recommended to read up on the changes and how they affect them when riding their bicycles.
You can read more about what these changes are with the links below. The Sustrans link is a simple summary and also alerts us to some of the myths about the changes that have appeared in some media outlets. The British Cycling links explores the origins of the series and is part 2 of a series of blogs. The final links is the Government’s own website detailing these changes.
Sustrans – a simple account of the changes and potential myths
British Cycling – a more detailed blog post about the origins of the changes
UK Government – the Government’s page on these changes