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Motor Vehicles (Authorisation of Special Types) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997

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Restrictions on the passage over bridges of vehicles carrying abnormal indivisible loads

30.  Where a motor vehicle the use of which on roads is authorised by Article 19 is so used or where a motor vehicle (whether or not its use is so authorised) is drawing a trailer or trailers the use of which is so authorised and an abnormal indivisible load is being carried by any such vehicle, the driver of the motor vehicle shall not cause or permit either that vehicle or, in the case of a combination of vehicles, any vehicle comprised in the combination—

(a)to enter on any bridge whilst there is on that bridge any other vehicle which is either carrying an abnormal indivisible load or is being used to draw a trailer carrying such a load the presence of which is known to or could reasonably be ascertained by him, or

(b)to remain stationary on any bridge except in circumstances beyond his control.

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