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Section 8(2).

SCHEDULE 3S Classes of Traffic for Purposes of Special Roads

CLASS I:

Heavy and light locomotives,

motor tractors,

heavy motor cars,

motor cars,

motor cycles whereof the cylinder capacity of the engine is not less than 50 cubic centimetres, and

trailers drawn thereby,

which comply with general regulations as to construction and use made under section 40 of the M1Road Traffic Act 1972 and in the case of which—

(i) the whole weight of the vehicle is transmitted to the road surface by means of wheels;

(ii) all wheels of the vehicle are equipped with pneumatic tyres;

(iii) the vehicle is not controlled by a pedestrian;

(iv) the vehicle is not a vehicle chargeable with duty under paragraph 2 of Part I of Schedule 3 to the M2Vehicles (Excise) Act 1971; and

(v) it is so constructed, being a motor vehicle, as to be capable of attaining a speed of 25 miles per hour on the level under its own power, when unladen and not drawing a trailer.

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CLASS II:

Motor vehicles and trailers the use of which for or in connection with the conveyance of abnormal indivisible loads is authorised by order made by the Secretary of State under section 42(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1972.

Motor vehicles and trailers constructed for naval, military, air force or other defence purposes, the use of which is authorised by order made by the Secretary of State under section 42(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1972.

Motor vehicles and trailers, to which Articles 16 (which relates to vehicles for moving excavated material), 17 (which relates among other things to vehicles constructed for use outside the United Kingdom) and 21 (which relates to engineering plant) of the M3Motor Vehicles (Authorisation of Special Types) General Order 1973 relate and which are authorised to be used by those Articles or by any other Order under section 42(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1972, the said motor vehicles being so constructed as to be capable of attaining a speed of 25 miles per hour on the level under their own power, when unladen and not drawing a trailer.

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CLASS III: Motor vehicles controlled by pedestrians.

CLASS IV: All motor vehicles (other than invalid carriages and motor cycles whereof the cylinder capacity of the engine is less than 50 cubic centimetres) not comprised in Class I, Class II or Class III.

CLASS V: Vehicles drawn by animals.

CLASS VI: Vehicles (other than pedal cycles, perambulators, push-chairs and other forms of baby-carriages) drawn or propelled by pedestrians.

CLASS VII: Pedal cycles, motor cycles wherof the cylinder capacity of the engine is less than 50 cubic centimetres and invalid carriages.

CLASS VIII: Animals ridden, led or driven (other than dogs held on a lead).

CLASS IX: Pedestrians, perambulators, push-chairs and other forms of baby carriages, and dogs held on a lead.

In this Schedule any expression defined for the purposes of the M4Road Traffic Act 1972 has the same meaning as in that Act and the expression “abnormal indivisible load” has the same meaning as in the Motor Vehicles (Authorisation of Special Types) General Order 1973.

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