6/27/2014Trinidad and Tobago Highway Code - Printablehttp://www.ttregs.com/printable/the-highway-code-printable.php3/22
h. Wear light coloured or reflective and fluorescent clothing especially between dusk and dawn, andduring inclement weather.i. It is an offence to ride whilst under the influence of drink or drugs. j. All accidents must be reported to the police immediately.k. Move off the street to stop, park or make repairs to your cycle.l. Where there is a cycle track use it.
Part 3 - MOTORISTS AND MOTOR CYCLISTS
1. All vehicles must be registered with the Licensing Authority.2. Before you drive make sure that your vehicle is licensed and insured.3. Keep your vehicles in good condition. Pay attention to lights, horn, brakes, steering, tyres (includingspares), windscreen wipers and washers. Keep wind screens, head lamps, indicators, reflectors, mirrorsand number plates clean and clear.4. Before moving off, look in your rear view mirror, and around to make sure it is clear behind and thatnothing is about to overtake. Give a right turn signal and move off when it is safe to do so.5. Keep to the left, except when overtaking, or when passing stationary vehicles or for other reasonableor sufficient cause.6. Use your rear view mirror often so that you know what is behind you. Do not stare at it, glance in it.7. Always keep a special lookout for pedal cycles and motor cycles, particularly when overtaking or turning.Bear in mind that two wheelers are much less easy to see than larger vehicles.8. Do not exceed speed limits for the road and for your vehicle. Remember that any speed limit is amaximum. It does not mean that it is always safe to drive at that speed. Always take into considerationthe conditions of the road. The speed limit in a built up area is 50 km/h and outside a build up area is 80km/h.9. Never drive at such speed that you cannot stop well within the distance you can see to be clear. Gomuch slower it the road is wet.10. Always keep a safe distance behind the vehicle in front of you, so you can stop if it slows down or stopssuddenly. The safe rule is never to get closer than the overall stopping distance as shown as follows.
SHORTEST STOPPING DISTANCES
On a dry road, a good car with good brakes andtyres and an alert driver, will stop in thedistance shown.Remember these are shortest stoppingdistances. Stopping distances increase greatlywith wet and slippery roads, poor brakes andtyres, and tired drivers.30661250913226012253780153853100185472 11. Pull on the left side of the road, stop and allow the passage of ambulances, fire engines, protectiveservice vehicles or other emergency vehicles when they are sounding horns or sirens or displaying