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Traffic Signs (Temporary Obstructions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Part IIISize, Colour and Type of Traffic Signs

Keep right sign

7.  A keep right sign shall consist of a device which is—

(a)of the colour and type of the traffic sign shown in diagram 610 in Schedule 2 to the 1997 Regulations varied so that the arrow points downwards to the right;

(b)of the size shown in that diagram except that its minimum diameter shall be 900 millimetres instead of 270 millimetres; and

(c)illuminated in accordance with the provisions in column (3) of item 1 of Schedule 17 to the 1997 Regulations.

Flat traffic delineator

8.  A flat traffic delineator shall consist of a device which is of the type specified in, and complies with the provisions of, regulation 45(3) of the 1997 Regulations and is of the colour and type of the traffic sign shown in the two parts of diagram 7102 in Schedule 12 to those Regulations, except that—

(a)its minimum height shall be 450 millimetres instead of 750 millimetres; and

(b)it shall not have the optional white strip on its base referred to in regulation 45(3)(a) and shown in the second part of diagram 7102.

Road vehicle sign

9.  A road vehicle sign shall consist of a device which is of the size, colour and type specified in the diagram in Schedule 1.

Traffic cone

10.  A traffic cone shall consist of a device which—

(a)complies with the requirements of regulation 45(1) of the 1997 Regulations; and

(b)is of the size, colour and type of the traffic sign shown in diagram 7101 in Schedule 12 to the 1997 Regulations.

Traffic pyramid

11.  A traffic pyramid shall consist of a device which is—

(a)pyramidically shaped with at least three visible faces, each of which is of the size and colour specified in one of the diagrams in Schedule 2;

(b)made of rubber or flexible plastic material; and

(c)so constructed that it can stand upright firmly on the surface of a road.

Traffic triangle

12.  A traffic triangle shall consist of a device which is—

(a)of the size, colour and type specified in either of the diagrams in Schedule 3; and

(b)legibly and permanently marked—

(i)in the case of a triangle of the size, colour and type specified in the first diagram in Schedule 3, with the specification number of the British Standard for an Advance Warning Triangle to indicate a temporary obstruction, namely BS: AU47: 1965 as amended by Amendment No. 1 of 6th May 1966, or the specification number of an equivalent standard which has been approved by a recognised standardising body in an EEA State; or

(ii)in the case of a triangle of the size, colour and type specified in the second diagram in Schedule 3, with the marking designated as an approval mark by regulation 4 of the Motor Vehicles (Designation of Approval Marks) Regulations 1979(1) and shown in item 27 of Schedule 2 to those Regulations.

Warning lamp

13.  A warning lamp shall consist of a device which—

(a)shows an intermittent amber light having a flashing rate of not less than 55 nor more than 150 flashes per minute; and

(b)is illuminated by either—

(i)a single source of light; or

(ii)two or more sources of light mounted adjacent to each other and flashing in such a manner that all the sources of light are illuminated or extinguished simultaneously.

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S.I. 1979/1088 to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations

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