Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984


Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

The Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom, which provided powers to regulate or restrict traffic on UK roads, in the interest of safety. It superseded some earlier legislation, including the majority of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1967. The Act is split into 10 parts covering 147 sections, it also includes 14 schedules.

Part 1: General Provisions For Traffic Regulations

Part 1 includes sections 1 to 13 of the Act. The legislation contained in these sections covers:

* Regulations outside Greater London
* Regulations in Greater London
* Experimental traffic schemes

Part 2: Traffic Regulation In Special Cases

Part 2 includes sections 14 to 22 of the Act. The legislation contained in these sections covers:

* Various powers relating to traffic regulation in special cases including - but not limited to::: Temporary prohibitions and restrictions of traffic:: Traffic regulation on certain categories of roads:: One-way traffic on trunk roads:: Permits for trailers to carry excess weight

Part 3: Crossings And Playgrounds

Part 3 includes sections 23 to 31 of the Act. The legislation contained in these sections covers:

* Pedestrian crossings
* School crossings
* Street playgrounds

Part 4: Parking Places

Part 4 includes sections 32 to 63 of the Act. The legislation contained in these sections covers:

* Provision of off-street parking and parking on roads without payment
* Control of off-street parking
* Parking on highways for payment
* Provision of parking places by parish or community councils
* Special parking provisions

Part 5: Traffic Signs

Part 5 includes sections 64 to 80 of the Act. The legislation contained in these sections covers:

* General provisions
* Provisions as to Greater London
* Supplementary provisions

Part 6: Speed Limits

Part 6 includes sections 81 to 91 of the Act. The legislation contained in these sections covers:

* Various powers relating to speed limits including - but not limited to::: Speed limits on restricted and non-restricted roads:: Traffic signs indicating speed restrictions:: Speeding offences:: Approval of radar speed measuring devices:: Speed limitations to certain types of vehicle (section 86)

Part 7: Bollards And Other Obstructions

Part 7 includes sections 92 to 94 of the Act. The legislation contained in these sections covers:

* Bollards and other obstructions

Part 8: Control And Enforcement

Part 8 includes sections 95 to 111 of the Act. The legislation contained in these sections covers:

* Traffic Wardens
* Penalties other than fixed penalties
* Removal or immobilisation of vehicles
* Enforcement of excess parking charges

Part 9: Further Provisions As To Enforcement

Part 9 includes sections 112 to 121 of the Act. The legislation contained in these sections covers:

* General provisions
* Special provisions relating to Scotland

Part 10: General And Supplementary Provisions

Part 10 includes sections 122 to 147 of the Act. The legislation contained in these sections covers:

* Various supplementary powers including - but not limited to::: Exercise of functions by local authorities:: Boundary roads:: Footpaths, bridleways and byways open to all traffic:: Power to hold inquiries:: Application of the Act to Crown roads:: Application of the Act to the Isles of Scilly:: Vehicles used for marine salvage:: Hovercraft:: Tramcars and trolley vehicles

chedules

The Act contains 14 schedules.

See also

* Highways Act 1980
* Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2002

External links

* [http://www.statutelaw.gov.uk/content.aspx?activeTextDocId=2223862 The full text of the Act at statutelaw.gov.uk]


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