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The M74 Motorway (Fullarton Road to the M8 West of Kingston Bridge) (Speed Limit) Regulations 2012

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1.  These Regulations may be cited as the M74 Motorway (Fullarton Road to the M8 West of Kingston Bridge) (Speed Limit) Regulations 2012 and come into force on 28th December 2012.

Interpretation

2.  In these Regulations—

“the M8” means the M8/A8 Edinburgh - Greenock Trunk Road;

“the M74” means the M74/A74(M)/A74 Glasgow - Carlisle Trunk Road;

“point 1” means a point 32 metres or thereby east of the point of intersection of the centre lines of the M74 and Carmyle Avenue;

“point 2” means a point 710 metres or thereby southeast of the point of intersection of the centre lines of the M74 and Polmadie Road;

“point 3” means a point 60 metres or thereby northeast of the point of intersection of the centre lines of Scotland Street and West Street,

and references to “the Schedule” are to the Schedule to these Regulations.

Speed limits

3.  No person may drive a motor vehicle at a speed exceeding—

(a)60 miles per hour on those lengths of road described in Part 1 of the Schedule;

(b)50 miles per hour on those lengths of road described in Part 2 of the Schedule;

(c)30 miles per hour on those lengths of road described in Part 3 of the Schedule.

Exemptions

4.  No speed limit imposed by these Regulations applies to vehicles falling within regulation 3(4) of the Road Traffic Exemptions (Special Forces) (Variation and Amendment) Regulations 2011(1) when used in accordance with regulation 3(5) of those Regulations.

KEITH BROWN

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

22nd November 2012

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