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Part of: The Highway Code, The Highway Code Annexes

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

Miles

Kilometres

1.00 1.61
5.00 8.05
10.00 16.09
15.00 24.14
20.00 32.19
25.00 40.23
30.00 48.28
35.00

56.33

40.00 64.37

45.00

72.42
50.00

80.47

55.00 88.51
60.00 96.56

65.00

104.60

70.00

112.65

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Further reading

Best practice

Further information about good driving and riding practice can be found in the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency books:

  • The Official DVSA Guide to Driving – the essential skills
  • The Official DVSA Guide to Riding – the essential skills

Information specifically for drivers of large vehicles can be found in:

  • The Official DVSA Guide to Driving Goods Vehicles
  • The Official DVSA Guide to Driving Buses and Coaches

The Blue Badge scheme

The Blue Badge Scheme is an important service for people with severe mobility problems that enables badge holders to park close to where they need to go. The scheme operates throughout the UK, and is administered in Northern Ireland by TransportNI.

Code of Practice for horse-drawn vehicles

The Code of Practice is available from:

The Department for Transport
International Vehicle Standards
Great Minster House
33 Horseferry Road
London
SW1P 4DR

Phone: 0300 330 3000

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