Commentary

189 Motorised vehicles

AGRICULTURE vol 2(2)
| Commentary

189 Motorised vehicles

| Commentary

189 Motorised vehicles

The use of motorised vehicles for recreational purposes in the countryside can lead to erosion of paths and ways, conflict with pedestrians and create noise pollution. Generally, it is an offence1 for any person without lawful authority or excuse2, to drive a mechanically propelled vehicle3 (including motor cycles):

  1. 189.1

        on to or upon any common land, moorland or land of any other description, not being land forming part of a road; or

  2. 189.2

        on any road being a footpath, bridleway or restricted byway4.

Regular but unlawful use of a footpath or

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