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8(1)A moving traffic contravention is—E+W
(a)an offence under section 36 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52) of failing to comply with the indication given by a traffic sign that is subject to civil enforcement (see paragraph 9), or
(b)an offence of failing to comply with a traffic order in so far as it makes provision for a requirement, restriction or prohibition that is conveyed by a traffic sign subject to civil enforcement.
(2)In sub-paragraph (1)(b) “traffic order” means an order under section 1, 6, 9, 14 or 16A of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (c. 27).
(3)If conduct is both a moving traffic contravention and a London lorry ban contravention (see Part 3 above), a penalty charge may only be imposed on the latter basis.
(4)If in any other case the same conduct is a moving traffic contravention under sub-paragraph (1)(a) and (b), a penalty charge may be imposed on either basis but not both.
9(1)The table below specifies the traffic signs that are subject to civil enforcement.E+W
(2)In the table—
(a)column 1 sets out the description, corresponding to the description in the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2002 (S.I. 2002/3113), of the requirement, restriction or prohibition conveyed by the sign, and
(b)column 2 sets out the number given to the diagram illustrating the sign in that instrument.
(3)References in the table to any sign include any permitted variant of that sign.
(4)The table is as follows:
|Vehicular traffic must proceed in the direction indicated by the arrow||606|
|Vehicular traffic must turn ahead in the direction indicated by the arrow||609|
|Vehicular traffic must comply with the requirements in regulation 15||610|
|No right turn for vehicular traffic||612|
|No left turn for vehicular traffic||613|
|No U-turns for vehicular traffic||614|
|Priority must be given to vehicles from the opposite direction||615, 615.1|
|No entry for vehicular traffic (when the restriction or prohibition is one that may be indicated by another traffic sign subject to civil enforcement)||616|
|All vehicles prohibited except non-mechanically propelled vehicles being pushed by pedestrians||617|
|Entry to pedestrian zone restricted (alternative types)||618.2|
|Entry to and waiting in pedestrian zone restricted (alternative types)||618.3|
|Entry to and waiting in pedestrian zone restricted (variable message sign)||618.3A|
|Motor vehicles prohibited||619|
|Motor vehicles except solo motor cycles prohibited||619.1|
|Solo motor cycles prohibited||619.2|
|Goods vehicles exceeding the maximum gross weight indicated on the goods vehicle symbol prohibited||622.1A|
|One way traffic||652|
|Route for use by buses and pedal cycles only||953|
|Route for use by tramcars only||953.1|
|Route for use by pedal cycles only||955|
|Route for use by pedal cycles and pedestrians only||956|
|Route comprising two ways, for use by pedal cycles only and by pedestrians only||957|
|With-flow cycle lane||959.1|
|Contra-flow cycle lane||960.1|
|Box junction markings||1043, 1044|
10(1)The appropriate national authority may by regulations amend the table in paragraph 9(4) so as to add further traffic signs.E+W
(2)A traffic sign may only be added to the table if it is of a type—
(a)regulating the movement of vehicles (and not stationary vehicles),
(b)to which section 36 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52) applies (offence of failure to comply with traffic sign), and
(c)failure to comply with which is not an offence involving obligatory endorsement.
In paragraph (c) “offence involving obligatory endorsement” has the meaning given by section 96 of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (c. 53).
(3)Before making regulations under this paragraph the appropriate national authority shall consult—
(a)such representatives of chief officers of police, and
(b)such associations of local authorities (if any),
as the authority considers appropriate.
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