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The Use of Invalid Carriages on Highways Regulations 1988

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3.  In these Regulations—

  • the “1970 Act” means the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970;

  • the “1986 Regulations” means the Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986(1);

  • a “Class 1 invalid carriage” means an invalid carriage which is not mechanically propelled;

  • a “Class 2 invalid carriage” means a mechanically propelled invalid carriage which is so constructed or adapted as to be incapable of exceeding a speed of 4 miles per hour on the level under its own power;

  • a “Class 3 invalid carriage” means a mechanically propelled invalid carriage which is so constructed or adapted as to be capable of exceeding a speed of 4 miles per hour but incapable of exceeding a speed of 8 miles per hour on the level under its own power;

  • “horn” has the meaning given by regulation 37(10)(a) of the 1986 Regulations;

  • “reversing alarm” has the meaning given by regulation 37(10)(c) of the 1986 Regulations;

  • “road” has the meaning given by section 142(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984(2);

  • “two-tone horn” has the meaning given by regulation 37(10)(d) of the 1986 Regulations.

(1)

S.I. 1986/1078.

(2)

1984 c. 27. In Scotland the definition of “road” in section 142(1) was substituted by the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 (c. 54), Schedule 9, paragraph 93(44)(d).

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