The A477 Trunk Road (East Williamston to Amroth Road, east of Kilgetty, Pembrokeshire) (Temporary Speed Restrictions & No Overtaking) Order 2020

Publication Date:January 01, 2020
 
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2020No. 128 (W. 23)

ROAD TRAFFIC, WALES

The A477 Trunk Road (East Williamston to Amroth Road, east of Kilgetty, Pembrokeshire) (Temporary Speed Restrictions & No Overtaking) Order 2020

Made10February2020

Coming into force13February2020

The Welsh Ministers, as traffic authority for the A477 Trunk Road, are satisfied that traffic on specified lengths of the trunk road should be restricted and/or prohibited because of works proposed on or near the road.

The Welsh Ministers, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by section 14(1), (4) and (7) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984( 1), make this Order.

Title, Commencement and Interpretation

1. The title of this Order is the A477 Trunk Road (East Williamston to Amroth Road, east of Kilgetty, Pembrokeshire) (Temporary Speed Restrictions & No Overtaking) Order 2020 and it comes into force on 13 February 2020.

2. In this Order:

“exempted vehicle”(“cerbyd esempt”) means:

(a) any vehicle being used for the purposes described in section 87 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984( 2); and

(b) any vehicle being used for naval, military or air force purposes and being driven by a person for the time being subject to the orders of a member of the armed forces of the Crown, who is a member of the special forces—

(i) in response, or for practice in responding, to a national security emergency by a person who has been trained in driving at high speeds; or

(ii) for the purpose of training a person in driving vehicles at high speeds;

“special forces”(“lluoedd arbennig”) means those units of the armed forces the maintenance of whose capabilities is the responsibility of the Director of Special Forces or which are for the time being subject to the operational command of that Director;

“the trunk road”(“y gefnffordd”) means the A477 St Clears to Pembroke Dock Trunk Road;

“works period”(“cyfnod y gwaith”) means the period commencing at 00:01 hours on 13 February 2020 and ending when the temporary traffic signs are permanently removed.

Restrictions and Prohibition

3. No person may, during the works period, drive any vehicle at a speed exceeding 40 miles per hour on the lengths of the trunk road specified in Schedule 1 to this Order.

4. No person may, during the works period, drive any vehicle at a speed exceeding 10 miles per hour on the lengths of the trunk road specified in the Schedules to this Order.

5. No person may, during the works period, use or permit the use of a vehicle...

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