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Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

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  • [F1agricultural motor vehicle]articulated vehicle”, “dual-purpose vehicle”, “industrial tractor”, “passenger vehicle”, “pneumatic tyre”, “track-laying”, “wheel” and “works truck” have the same meanings as are respectively given to those expressions in Regulation 3(1) of the M1Motor Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1978;

  • car-derived van” means a goods vehicle which is constructed or adapted as a derivative of a passenger vehicle and which has a maximum laden weight not exceeding 2 tonnes;

  • construction and use requirements” has the same meaning as in [F2section 41(7) of the Road Traffic Act 1988];

  • dual-carriageway road” means a road part of which consists of a central reservation to separate a carriageway to be used by vehicles proceeding in one direction from a carriageway to be used by vehicles proceeding in the opposite direction;

  • goods vehicle” has the same meaning as in [F3section 192(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1988];

  • maximum laden weight” in relation to a vehicle or a combination of vehicles means—

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    in the case of a vehicle, or combination of vehicles, in respect of which a gross weight not to be exceeded in Great Britain is specified in construction and use requirements, that weight;

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    in the case of any vehicle, or combination of vehicles, in respect of which no such weight is specified in construction and use requirements, the weight which the vehicle, or combination of vehicles, is designed or adapted not to exceed when in normal use and travelling on a road laden;

  • motor caravan” has the same meaning as in Regulation 2(1) of the M2Motor Vehicles (Type Approval) (Great Britain) Regulations 1979;

  • motorway” has the same meaning as in Regulation 3(1) of the M3Motorways Traffic (England and Wales) Regulations 1982, as regards England and Wales, and Regulation 2(2) of The M4Motorways Traffic (Scotland) Regulations 1964, as regards Scotland; and

  • resilient tyre” means a tyre, not being a pneumatic tyre, which is soft or elastic.

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