The A95 Trunk Road (Grantown-on-Spey) (Temporary 20mph Speed Restriction) Order 2020

Publication Date:January 01, 2020
 
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2020No. 71

ROAD TRAFFIC

The A95 Trunk Road (Grantown-on-Spey) (Temporary 20mph Speed Restriction) Order 2020

Made5thMarch2020

Coming into force26thMarch2020

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 2(1), 4(1) and 14(1)(b) 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)(b) of that Act, they are satisfied that the traffic on the length of road specified in the schedule should be restricted because of the likelihood of danger to the public, or of serious damage to the road, which is not attributable to works.

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 A95 Trunk Road (Grantown-on-Spey) (Temporary 20mph Speed Restriction) Order 2020, comes into force on 26 March 2020 and ceases to have effect on 27 March 2020.

Speed restriction

2. No person may use, or permit the use of, any vehicle on the length of road, or a part or parts of a length of road, specified in the schedule of this Order at a speed exceeding 20 miles per hour when a 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).

Exemption

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( 3) when used in accordance with regulation 3(5) of those Regulations, or

(b) vehicles being used in an emergency for coastguard purposes.

Buchanan House,

Glasgow

5th March 2020

P JUNIK

A member of the staff of the Scottish Ministers

SCHEDULE

Article 2

SPECIFIED LENGTH OF ROAD

That length of the A95 Granish to Keith Trunk Road from a point 400 metres or thereby southwest of the extended centre line of its junction with the A939 road to a point 2.31 kilometres or thereby north-east of the extended centre line of its junction with the A938 road, a distance of 950 metres or thereby.

(1) 1984 c. 27; section 2(1) and (2) were amended by the New Roads and Street Works...

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