Can a cyclist ride across a zebra crossing?
What are the rules for cyclists? … Rule 79 of the Highway Code states that cyclists ‘do not ride across a pelican, puffin or zebra crossing’ and must ‘dismount and wheel the cycle across’. However, according to Transport for London, it is not illegal to cycle across a zebra crossing if there is shared-use to either side.
What are the 5 types of pedestrian crossing?
Types of Crossing
- Pedestrian Refuges (or Islands) For pedestrians:
- Pegasus Crossing. Equestrian crossings are a popular way of creating a relatively safe means of crossing roads, and are often cheaper and more practical than creating a subway or bridge. …
- Zebra Crossings. …
- Pelican Crossings. …
- Puffin Crossings. …
- Toucan Crossings.
Which feature is unique to a toucan crossing?
The key difference is a toucan crossing means “two can” cross – both pedestrians and cyclists are allowed to use the crossing to get from one side of the road to the other.
Are you obliged to give way to cyclists crossing the road on the pedestrian crossing?
The warning sign warns that “cyclists and moped drivers often cross or drive in on the road.” However, it says nothing about the obligation to give way. There is no other clear information stating that you must stop for cyclists, even though it good to be aware that cyclists may cross the road.
Do cyclists have to give way to pedestrians?
Under the current code, motorists only have to give way when pedestrians step onto a crossing. The new code will also ensure cyclists have priority when travelling straight ahead at junctions. And a “hierarchy of road users” puts more responsibility for road safety on more dangerous modes of transport.