What's the law for travelling with dogs in a car or motorhome?

I travel with dogs a lot - in my car and in my motorhome. Could you tell me what the laws are for these journeys?

Asked on 29 April 2019 by Mik

Answered by Andrew Brady
Rule 57 of the Highway Code states: "When in a vehicle make sure dogs or other animals are suitably restrained so they cannot distract you while you are driving or injure you, or themselves, if you stop quickly. A seat belt harness, pet carrier, dog cage or dog guard are ways of restraining animals in cars."
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