Highway Code: your views needed to improve safety
This week (31 August) a consultation has been launched seeking your views on proposed changes to the Highway Code.
The review is being held by the Department for Transport, to improve safety on pavements for:
- wheelchair users
- people with visual impairments
- prams or buggies
The main changes being proposed
The main changes being proposed are to:
- extend the London-style ban on pavement parking
- make it easier for councils to pass laws to prevent pavement parking
- give councils the power to fine offenders
You can read and respond to the consultation online, complete a form or send an email to share your views.