Traffic and parking

Traffic and parking guidance:

General objective of local traffic authorities—contemplating making a traffic order Traffic regulation often engineers special privileges for favoured forms of traffic,...

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Consolidation and minor changes orders A road traffic order that merely consolidates earlier orders into one should be uncontroversial, as by definition no substantial...

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The enforcement of road traffic regulation orders is more complex than for some other offences because the initial evidence that an offence has taken place is often...

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The [insert name of traffic authority] ([insert name of road and its location]) (Prohibition of [Waiting OR Driving OR Loading OR Double Parking]) Order [insert year] In...

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Public highways are used for many purposes beyond simply travelling from one place to another. This Practice Note examines the legal implications of static uses of...

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Nuisance parking Nuisance parking is criminalised by sections 3 and 4 of the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005 (CNEA 2005). Both offences are summary only....

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STOP PRESS: the Parking Places (Variation of Charges) Act 2017 came into force on 27 June 2017 and has introduced a change to s 35C of the Road Traffic Regulation Act...

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STOP PRESS: the Parking Places (Variation of Charges) Act 2017 came into force on 27 June 2017 and has introduced a change to s 46A of the Road Traffic Regulation Act...

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Definitions A traffic sign is defined in section 64(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (RTRA 1984) to mean: ‘…any object or device (whether fixed or portable) for...

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Local traffic authorities Under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (RTRA 1984), as amended, the traffic authorities that may control road traffic on highways are: • the...

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Speed limits on public highways can be more controversial than other traffic restrictions and they are much more closely controlled by central government than most other...

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Produced in partnership with Claire Goodman of Birchill Access Consultancy PUBLIC [ROAD OR PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY], [LOCATION ie TOWN, VILLAGE] (TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF...

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Produced in partnership with Claire Goodman of Birchill Access Consultancy ORDER TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 [add name of county council] [add public right of way / road...

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Produced in partnership with Claire Goodman of Birchill Access Consultancy PUBLIC [ROAD OR PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY], [LOCATION ie TOWN, VILLAGE] (TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF...

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Certain local traffic authorities have power to introduce workplace parking levy licensing schemes allowing them to charge the occupier of premises for a licence for car...

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