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(7)An order made under this section by the appropriate Minister may be revoked or varied by a subsequent order made by him. 2Prescribing streets which are not to be used for traffic. Summary proceedings for an offence under section 86 of this Act may be brought—, (a)within a period of six months from the date of the commission of the alleged offence, or. as an amount payable regardless of the period for which a vehicle is left. The Minister shall not have power under this section to impose a speed limit, as respects driving on roads not being restricted roads for the purposes of the said section 71, on a vehicle which is constructed solely for the carriage of passengers and their effects, is not adapted to carry more than seven passengers exclusive of the driver, is not a heavy motor car, is not an invalid carriage, is not drawing a trailer, and is fitted with pneumatic tyres on all its wheels. makes provision for street parking places, and for regulating their use with the aid of apparatus or devices approved by the appropriate Minister, which is suitable, regard being had to the extent to which off-street parking places are available in the neighbourhood or their provision is likely to be encouraged by the scheme. In this Act " invalid carriage " means a mechanically propelled vehicle the weight of which unladen does not exceed five hundredweight and which is specially designed and constructed, and not merely adapted, for the use of a person suffering from some physical defect or disability and is used solely by such a person. (5)No Minister shall give any direction under subsection (1) above or, subject to subsection (6) below, make any order under subsection (4) above unless he is satisfied, having regard to any matters appearing to him to be relevant, that the duty under section 84(1) of this Act of the Greater London Council or, as the case may be, of the authorised authority concerned is not being satisfactorily discharged by that Council or authority and that the giving of the direction or, as the case may be, the making of the order is necessary in order to secure compliance with that duty. The Schedule except so far as it amends section 158 of the Road Traffic Act 1960. (ii)that it is not rendered ineffective by the non-rotation of the engine of the drawing vehicle ; (c)the weight transmitted to the road surface by any one wheel of the locomotive, where no other wheel is in the same line transversely, shall not exceed 4½ tons, the total weight so transmitted by any two wheels in line transversely shall not exceed 9 tons and the sum of the weights so transmitted by all the wheels shall not exceed—. (7)In this Act " light locomotive " means a mechanically propelled vehicle which is not constructed itself to carry a load, other than any of the articles aforesaid, and the weight of which unladen does not exceed eleven tons and a half but does exceed seven tons and a quarter. A notice affixed to a vehicle under subsection (7) above shall not be removed or interfered with except by or under the authority of the driver or person in charge of the vehicle or the person liable for the offence in question; and any person contravening this subsection shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £5. (4)Section 6 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1953 (which makes provision as to access to telegraphic lines, sewers, pipe-subways, pipes, wires and other apparatus) shall apply in relation to a parking place (including a structure for use as a parking place) provided by a parish council under section 46 of this Act, and to the council by which the parking place is so provided, as it applies in relation to a shelter or other accommodation provided, and to the local authority by which it is provided, under section 4 of that Act. Heavy locomotives and light locomotives:—, 9. blood-alcohol in road fatalities before and after the road safety act,1967. (b)any such payment between responsible authorities shall be taken into account in determining for the purposes of subsection (2) of the said section 27 the net cost to those authorities respectively of the functions referred to in that subsection. (1)Subject to the provisions of this section, the council of a London borough or the Common Council of the City of London shall have power, for the purpose of enabling roads within their area in respect of which they are the highway authority to be used as playgrounds for children, to make an order prohibiting or restricting, subject to such exceptions and conditions as to occasional user or otherwise as may be specified in the order, the use of any specified road by vehicles, or by vehicles of any specified class, either generally or on particular days or during particular hours. Disposal of vehicles abandoned on roads or in parking places, Regulations under section 20 of this Act, an order under section 31(1) thereof, an order relating to a parking place designated under section 35 thereof or an order containing a provision having effect by virtue of section 39(2) thereof may contain provision as respects a vehicle which has been, or could at any time be, removed in pursuance of the regulations or order,—. (a)sections LXXXIV, LXXXV, XCIV and C of Schedule C to the Roads and Bridges (Scotland) Act 1878; (b)section 130 of the Burgh Police (Scotland) Act 1892; (c)section 8(5) of the Development and Road Improvement Funds Act 1909 ; (d)section 58 of the Road Traffic Act 1930 ; (e)section 4 of the Restriction of Ribbon Development Act 1935; (f)section 3(2) of the Trunk Roads Act 1946 ; (g)the Highways (Provision of Cattle Grids) Act 1950 ; (h)section 45 of the Road Traffic Act 1956. meeting costs incurred, whether by the local authority or by some other person, in the provision or operation of, or of facilities for, public passenger transport services; purposes of a project connected with the carrying out by the appropriate highway authority (whether or not the local authority) of any operation which within the meaning of the Highways Act 1959 constitutes the improvement of a highway in the local authority's area or, in the case of an authority in Scotland, of any work or operation on any highway in the local authority's area which is authorised by any of the enactments specified in subsection (3A) below. if it is constructed solely for the carriage of passengers and their effects, is adapted to carry not more than seven passengers exclusive of the driver, and is fitted with tyres of such type as may be specified in regulations made by the Minister, does not exceed three tons; if it is constructed or adapted for use for the conveyance of goods or burden of any description, does not exceed three tons, or three tons and a half if the vehicle carries a container or containers for holding for the purpose of its propulsion any fuel which is wholly gaseous at sixty degrees Fahrenheit under a pressure of thirty inches of mercury or plant and materials for producing such fuel; does not exceed two tons and a half in a case falling within neither of the foregoing paragraphs. (3)The Secretary of State shall not by virtue of this section exercise any functions in relation to that part of the road constructed, or in the course of being constructed, by the Minister along the line described in Schedule 1 to the North of Almondsbury—South of Haysgate Trunk Road Order 1947 and referred to in that Order as " the new road " which lies to the east of the most easterly point before reaching the River Wye at which eastbound traffic of Classes I and II (as specified in Schedule 4 to the Highways Act 1959) can leave that road by another special road. (2)No order under subsection (1) above shall—, (a)authorise the use of any part of a road so as unreasonably to prevent access to any premises adjoining the road or the use of the road by any person entitled to the use thereof, or so as to be a nuisance, or. Power of local authorities outside Greater London to prohibit traffic on roads to be used as playgrounds. A heavy motor car or motor car drawing a trailer and being used as a public service vehicle or as a goods vehicle shall be treated as not drawing a trailer if the trailer is used solely for the carriage of a container or containers for holding, or plant and materials for producing, for the purpose of the propulsion of the drawing vehicle, any fuel that is wholly gaseous at 60 degrees Fahrenheit under pressure of 30 inches of mercury. The purposes of this section shall be purposes for which a local authority may borrow. (3)Subject to sections 84A, 84B and 84C of this Act, the authority by whom a parking place is designated under section 35 of this Act may by order empower the local authority, the chief officer of police or any other person specified by or under the order to provide for the moving, in case of emergency, of vehicles left in the parking place, to suspend the use of the parking place or any part thereof on such occasions or in such circumstances as may be determined by or under the order, and to provide for the temporary removal of any parking meters installed at the parking place. ) if that person has been required, whether at the 7For prescribing the conditions subject to which, and the times at which, articles may be loaded on to or unloaded from vehicles, or vehicles of any class, on streets. (7)This section shall not apply in relation to any part of a special road on or after such date as may be declared by a notice published by the highway authority, in such manner as may be prescribed by regulations made by the appropriate Minister, to be the date on which it is open for use as a special road. police station to examine or to take specimens of blood from drivers detained by the police. (5) So much of section 2(1) of the 1962 Act (evidence on (e)prohibiting or restricting overtaking; but no prohibition or restriction on waiting imposed under this section shall apply to a stage carriage or express carriage. (5)A person who uses a vehicle, or causes or permits a vehicle to be used, in contravention of an order in force under this section shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £50. (b Duty to give information as to identity of driver, etc. to suspect him of having alcohol in his body, the constable may (2)In sections 73 to 75 of this Act " local authority "—, (a)in relation to a road in England or Wales means—. In a road which is a highway (other than a trunk road or a road maintained as aforesaid or a public path) or on land abutting on any such road. (3A)The enactments referred to in subsection (3)(d)(ii) above are—. In sections 71 to 75 of this Act "road" means any length of road. This section does not extend to Scotland. (4)A parish council may employ with or without remuneration such persons as may be necessary for the superintendence of parking places provided by the council under this section. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include: Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. (5)An order made or notice issued under the foregoing provisions of this section may suspend any statutory provision of a description which could have been contained in the order or notice or, in the case of an order under subsection (4) above, any statutory provision prohibiting the use of roads by through traffic, and any such provision (other than one contained in the order or notice) shall have effect subject to the order or notice. Where the driver of a vehicle is alleged to be guilty of an offence to which this section applies—, the owner of the vehicle shall give such information as to the identity of the driver as he may be required to give—, by or on behalf of a chief officer of police, or, in the case of an offence under section 31(3) or against section 42 of this Act, by or on behalf of a chief officer of police or, in writing, by or on behalf of the local authority for the parking place in question; and. (2) Section 17 shall come into operation on … carried out indicates that the proportion of alcohol in time) shall cease to have effect. In this Act " light locomotive " means a mechanically propelled vehicle which is not constructed itself to carry a load, other than any of the articles aforesaid, and the weight of which unladen does not exceed eleven tons and a half but does exceed seven tons and a quarter. ) in relation to a person arrested under section 6(4) of the (3)No order made under subsection (1) above shall be of any effect unless and until it is confirmed by the Greater London Council who, if they confirm it, may confirm it either without modification or subject to such modifications as they think fit, but that Council shall not confirm an order until twenty-eight days at least have elapsed since the making of the order and, before confirming it, shall consider any objections which may have been made to them against the order and, if they think fit, may cause a public inquiry to be held. (a)as respects orders made by that Council under any of the provisions referred to in subsection (1) above other than section 26A, for any of the like purposes as those for which regulations are required or authorised to be made under subsection (2) above; (b)with respect to any other order the making of which by that Council requires the consent of the Minister, for providing the procedure to be followed in connection with the obtaining of that consent. of this Act to provide such a specimen, the time of Subscribers are able to see a list of all the cited cases and legislation of a document. For the purposes of paragraphs 20 and 21 above, two wheels of a vehicle shall be regarded as one wheel if the distance between the centres of their respective areas of contact with the road is less than 18 inches. A local authority may appoint with or without remuneration such officers and servants as may be necessary for the superintendence of parking places. (5)In this Act " invalid carriage " means a mechanically propelled vehicle the weight of which unladen does not exceed five hundredweight and which is specially designed and constructed, and not merely adapted, for the use of a person suffering from some physical defect or disability and is used solely by such a person. in " in a context referring to things in a road includes a reference to things under, over, across, along or upon the road; " owner " has the meaning assigned to it by section 343 of the Public Health Act 1936 ; " parish " in relation to a common parish council acting for two or more grouped parishes means those parishes; " public path " has the meaning assigned to it by section 27 of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949; " road " means a highway (including a public path) and any other road, lane, footway, square, court, alley or passage (whether a thoroughfare or not) to which the public has access, but does not include a road provided or to be provided in pursuance of a scheme made or having effect as if made under section 11 of the Highways Act 1959. a patient. (8)The powers conferred on a local authority by subsections (1) and (2) above shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for, the powers conferred on a local authority by sections 28 and 29(1) of this Act. Section 249 of the Road Traffic Act 1960 (general provisions as to inquiries) shall apply in relation to any inquiry proceeding at the commencement of this Act, being an inquiry ordered under any provision of an enactment repealed by this Act, as it would have applied if this Act had not passed. In so far as the provisions of this Act apply to Wales the functions of the Minister under those provisions other than—. Any requirement imposed under this section—. Provisions as to Minister's orders under s. 6, Provisions as to Greater London Council's orders under s. 6. Date: 1968 Held by: The National Archives, Kew: Former reference in its original department: VS6/17/001 Pt 2: Legal status: Public Record(s) Closure status: Open Document, Open Description Access conditions: As respects traffic signs relating to a cattle-grid provided in Scotland under the Highways (Provisions of Cattle-Grids) Act 1950 for a road for the maintenance or management of which no highway authority is responsible, or to a by-pass provided for use in connection with such a cattle-grid, " highway authority " in the said sections 55, 61, 62(1) and 63 shall include the appropriate authority as defined by section 1(8)(b) of that Act. (1)It shall not be lawful for a person to drive a motor vehicle on a restricted road at a speed exceeding thirty miles per hour. The provisions of this section, and of any regulations made under subsection (2) above, shall not apply to any part of a special road until such date as may be declared by a notice published by the highway authority, in manner prescribed for the publication of notices under section 1(7) of this Act, to be the date on which it is open for use as a special road; but nothing in this subsection shall be construed as preventing the making of regulations under subsection (2) above so as to come into force, in relation to any such road, on the said date. the accident; (c Schemes for establishment of pedestrian crossings on roads other than trunk roads. Any order made for the purposes of this subsection may be varied by a subsequent order; and the power to make orders conferred by this subsection shall be exercisable by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament. prohibiting or restricting the waiting of vehicles or the loading and unloading of vehicles. [No authors listed] PMCID: PMC1748832 PMID: 6047833 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] In section 257(1), in the definition of " driver" for the word " sections " there shall be substituted the word, and the words " and eighty-eight" shall be omitted, and in the definiton of, for the words " subsection (1) of section fifty-one of this Act" there shall be substituted the words. a motor vehicle the need to prove that the accused had not Road `` and `` road '' means a trailer— it enactedby the authority under section 24 of this ``., 15 or 20 ( 2 ) and ( 3 ) the enactments to... 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