Changes to The Highway Code: improving safety for cyclists, pedestrians and horse riders



Thank you for responding to our consultation on The Highway Code. Your views will assist in helping us to update The Highway Code to improve safety for cyclists, pedestrians and horse riders.
We suggest you read the full consultation document which contains the background information and proposals in full.

The closing date for this interim review of The Highway Code consultation is 27 October 2020.

View all the questions

A full listing of the questions, as this survey will display questions based on choice, is available.

Print or save a copy of your response

When you get to the end of this questionnaire, you will be offered the chance to either print or save a copy of your response for your records. This option appears after you press 'Submit your response'.

Save and continue option

You have an option to 'save and continue' your response at any time. If you do that you will be sent a link via email to allow you to continue your response where you left off.

It's very important that you enter your correct email address if you choose to save and continue. If you make a mistake in the email address you won't receive the link you need to complete your response.

Confidentiality and data protection

The Department for Transport (DfT) is running this consultation on The Highway Code as part of its Cycling and walking safety review. Your views will assist in helping us to update The Highway Code to improve safety for cyclists, pedestrians and horse riders. The consultation will run until 27 October 2020.

Your consultation response and the processing of personal data that it entails is necessary for the exercise of our functions as a government department. Any information you provide that allows individual people to be identified, including yourself, will be protected by data protection law and DfT will be the controller for this information.

DfT’s privacy policy has more information about your rights in relation to your personal data, how to complain and how to contact the Data Protection Officer. 

In this consultation we’re asking for:
  • your name and email address, in case we need to ask you follow-up questions about your responses (you do not have to give us this personal information, but if you do provide it, we will use it only for the purpose of asking follow-up questions)
  • whether you are representing an organisation and, if so, the name of that organsiation
Additionally as an individual we are asking for your main method of travel in order to better understand how your:
  • opinions may be influenced towards
  • situation may be affected by
the changes to The Highway Code. 

Your information will be kept securely and destroyed within 12 months after the closing date. Any information provided through the online questionnaire will be moved to our internal systems within 2 months of the funding period end date.