The Official Highway Code is seeing one of its biggest overhauls with new rules coming into force. It remains essential reading for any road user. Many rules are a legal requirement and, if you disobey them, you're committing a criminal offence. Make sure you have the latest copy. Changes for 2022New rules on the hierarchy of road users - This means the introduction of new responsibilities towards more vulnerable road users, to keep them safe on the road. These are known as the 'H' rules:Mobile Phones - Tighter restrictions on the use of mobile phones whilst driving. Junctions - You should give way to pedestrians crossing or waiting to cross a road that you're turning into. Parking Laws - New rules around parking on pavements. Source material - The Official Highway Code remains one of the source materials for all theory tests.