Courtesy crossings – legal points

Are courtesy crossings legal and lawful?

Yes courtesy crossings are classified as informal crossings. They are accepted practice.

Where are courtesy crossings mentioned in national road standards?

There are numerous references to informal crossings in national road standards.

Where are courtesy crossings in the Design manual for roads and bridges DMRB

There are numerous references to informal crossings in national road standards.

Where are courtesy crossings in the traffic signs manual and the traffic signs regulations, TSRGD?     

There are numerous references to informal crossings in national road standards.