The A898 and A82 Trunk Roads (Erskine Bridge at Clydebank to Old Kilpatrick) (Temporary 10mph Speed Restriction) Order 2020

Publication Date:January 01, 2020
 
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2020No. 60

ROAD TRAFFIC

The A898 and A82 Trunk Roads (Erskine Bridge at Clydebank to Old Kilpatrick) (Temporary 10mph Speed Restriction) Order 2020

Made26thFebruary2020

Coming into force9thMarch2020

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 2(1), 4(1) and 14(1)(a) and (4) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984( 1) and all other powers enabling them to do so.

In accordance with section 14(1)(a) of that Act, they are satisfied that the traffic on the length of road specified in the schedule should be restricted because works are being or are proposed to be executed on or near that length of road.

In accordance with section 14(3) of that Act, they have had regard to the existence of alternative routes suitable for the traffic which will be affected by this Order.

Citation, commencement and cessation

1. This Order may be cited as the A898 and A82 Trunk Roads (Erskine Bridge at Clydebank to Old Kilpatrick) (Temporary 10mph Speed Restriction) Order 2020, comes into force on 9 March 2020 and ceases to have effect on 15 March 2020.

Speed restriction

2.—(1) No person may use, or permit the use of, any vehicle on a length of road, or a part or parts of a length of road, specified in the schedule at a speed exceeding 10 miles per hour when that restriction is identified as applying to that length of road, or a part or parts of that length of road, by means of a traffic sign of the type described in item 1 (diagram 670 – maximum speed limit in mph) of the sign table in Part 2 of schedule 10 of the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016.

(2) Paragraph (1) applies when convoy working is in operation and indicated by one or more of the traffic signs of the types described in:

(a) item 34 (diagram 7025 – vehicles to be escorted through road works ahead), item 35 (diagram 7026 – explanation of reason for escorting vehicles in convoys) and item 36 (diagram 7029 – convoy vehicles no overtaking) of the sign table in Part 6 of schedule 13,

(b) item 58 (diagram 7011 – point beyond which vehicular traffic must not proceed when required to stop) of the sign table in Part 2 of schedule 14.

Exemptions

3. No speed restriction imposed by this Order applies to—

(a) vehicles falling within regulation 3(4) of the Road Traffic Exemptions (Special Forces) (Variation and Amendment) Regulations 2011( 2) when used in accordance with regulation 3(5) of those Regulations, or

(b) vehicles...

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