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The TRF Code of Conduct


Use only vehicular rights of way.

Trail riding is only lawful on public roads. If in doubt, check with the Highway
Authority or the TRF. Motorcycles and riders must be road-legal. Green lanes
are subject to the same laws as surfaced roads.

Keep to the defined way across farmland.

Wheels can damage crops and grass. Wandering from the road onto farmland
or moorland is trespassing.

Give way to walkers, horses and cyclists.

As a courtesy, On narrow lanes, stop and switch off engines.

Fasten gates to safeguard stock.

Except those tied open for farming purposes. An open gate invites animals to
stray, endangering themselves, and crops or traffic.

Travel at a safe speed.

Ride at a reasonable speed, taking regard of conditions and visibility. This
should not exceed the voluntary maximum of 25mph.

Ride quietly.

Machines must be effectively silenced. Use the throttle with discretion, as
noise does offend. Green lanes are subject to the same laws as surfaced
roads.

Honour the country code.

Respect the countryside and those who live, work and play in it. Green lanes
can be valuable habitats, so take special care in spring and early summer.

Acknowledge the presence of other green lane users.

With a friendly wave or other suitable gesture.

ldentify yourself.

Carry your membership card with you when trail riding, so that you may
identify yourself as a current member of the TRF - and display a current
membership sticker.