Highway Code: rule changes for automated vehicle technology

Highway Code: rule changes for automated vehicle technology

Today Highway Code rules 149, 150, 160 and 239 have been updated to provide more detailed advice on safely using remote control parking and motorway assist functions.

This follows a consultation by the Department for Transport held in 2016 about using advanced driver assistance systems and automated vehicle technologies while driving.

 

Updates to the Highway Code November 2018

General rules, techniques and advice for all drivers and riders (103 to 158)

Added information about using remote control parking and driver assistance systems to rule 150.

Using the road (159 to 203)

Updated rule 160 with information about using driver assistance systems while driving and updated the illustration for rule 174 about box junctions.

Waiting and parking (238 to 252)

Updated rule 239 with information about using a hand