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The A10 Trunk Road (Enfield) Red Route (Clearway) Traffic Order 1995

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1995 No. 2521

ROAD TRAFFIC

The A10 Trunk Road (Enfield) Red Route (Clearway) Traffic Order 1995

Made

22nd September 1995

Coming into force

9th October 1995

The Traffic Director for London, in accordance with a direction given to him by the Secretary of State for Transport under section 58(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1991(1) and in exercise of the powers conferred on the Secretary of State by section 6 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984(2), and of all other enabling powers, hereby makes the following Order:

Commencement and citation

1.  This Order may be cited as the A10 Trunk Road (Enfield) Red Route (Clearway) Traffic Order 1995, and shall come into force on 9th October 1995.

Interpretation

2.  In this Order—

(a)a reference to an article or a schedule followed by a number is a reference to the article of, or the schedule to, this Order so numbered;

(b)“carriageway” has the same meaning as in section 329(1) of the Highways Act 1980(3);

(c)causing includes permitting;

(d)“disabled person”, “disabled person’s badge” and “disabled person’s vehicle” have the same meanings as in regulation 2(1) of the Local Authorities' Traffic Orders (Exemptions for Disabled Persons) (England and Wales) Regulations 1986(4), and “relevant position” in relation to a disabled person’s badge has the same meaning as in regulation 2A of those regulations;

(e)“the trunk road red route clearway” means the lengths of road specified in column (2) of the table in schedule 1;

(f)“vehicle” includes part of a vehicle; and

(g)an entry in column (3), (4) or (5) of an item in a schedule to this order applies to that column in subsequent items in that schedule.

General prohibition of stopping

3.—(1) Subject to the provisions of paragraph (2) of this article, and of articles 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9, no person shall cause any vehicle to stop at any time in the trunk road red route clearway.

(2) Not taken up.

Exemptions for parking

4.  The controls specified in article 3(1) do not apply in respect of a person causing a vehicle to be parked at the edge of the carriageway on a length of road specified in an item in column (2) of the table in schedule 3A during the hours specified in column (3) in that item for a period not exceeding the period specified in column (4) in that item, provided that not less than the period specified in column (5) in that item has elapsed since the vehicle was last parked on any part of the same length of road.

Miscellaneous exemptions for parking

5.—(1) Not taken up.

(2) Not taken up.

(3) Not taken up.

(4) Not taken up.

Exemptions for loading and unloading

6.  Not taken up.

Exemptions for disabled persons

7.—(1) The controls specified in article 3(1) do not apply in respect of a person causing a disabled person’s vehicle which displays a disabled person’s badge in the relevant position to park at the edge of the carriageway on a length of road specified in an item in column (2) of the table in schedule 3A during the hours specified in column (3) in that item.

(2) Not taken up.

(3) Not taken up.

Exemptions at bus stops and stands

8.—(1) The controls specified in article 3(1) do not apply in respect of a person causing a vehicle to which this article applies to stop at a bus stop (being an area of road bounded by a traffic sign which includes the words “bus stop”) for so long only as may be required to enable passengers to get on or off the vehicle or, in the case of a vehicle being used to provide a local service, for so long only as may be required for a change of crew.

(2) The controls specified in article 3(1) do not apply in respect of a person causing a vehicle being used to provide a local service to stop at a bus stand (being an area of road bounded by a traffic sign which includes the words “bus stand”) for so long only as may be required for timetabling reasons.

(3) This article applies—

(a)before 1st January 1997 to

(i)a public service vehicle used for the provision of a local service or a scheduled express service,

(ii)a school bus, and

(iii)a works bus; and

(b)after 31st December 1996 to

(i)a motor vehicle constructed or adapted to carry more than 8 passengers (exclusive of the driver), and

(ii)a local bus not so contructed or adapted;

(4) In this article “local bus”, “local service”, “scheduled express service”, “school bus” and “works bus” have the meanings given to those expressions in regulation 4 of the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 1994(5)

Other exemptions

9.—(1) The controls specified in article 3(1) do not apply in respect of a person causing a vehicle to stop if that person is—

(a)required by law to cause the vehicle to stop or not to proceed;

(b)obliged to stop the vehicle so as to avoid an accident;

(c)prevented from proceeding in the vehicle by circumstances beyond the person’s control;

(d)getting or giving help in consequence of an accident or an emergency, or otherwise taking action for public safety;

(e)opening or closing a gate or other barrier at the entrance to premises to which the vehicle is being driven or from which it has emerged if it is not reasonably practicable to cause the vehicle to stop elsewhere for the purpose;

(f)using the vehicle for fire brigade, ambulance or police purposes;

(g)using the vehicle in connection with the removal of any obstruction to traffic;

(h)using the vehicle in connection with the maintenance, improvement or reconstruction of any length of road specified in schedule 1;

(i)using the vehicle under a licence under section 6 of the Metropolitan Public Carriage Act 1869 to stop so long only as may be required to enable a passenger to get on or off the vehicle; or

(j)using a disabled person’s vehicle which displays a disabled person’s badge in the relevant position to stop for so long only as may be required to enable a disabled person to get on or off the vehicle.

(2) The controls specified in article 3(1) do not apply in respect of a vehicle which bears the Royal Mail livery which is waiting at the edge of a carriageway for as long as may be necessary for the purpose of collecting or delivering letters in pursuance of any statutory duty of the Post Office to collect or deliver letters.

(3) The controls specified in article 3(1) do not apply to anything done with the permission or at the direction of a police constable in uniform or a traffic warden.

Revocation or variation of existing Orders

10.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2) of this article, the “Enfield (Waiting & Loading Restriction) (Priority Routes & Side Roads) Traffic Order 1994”, the Enfield (Restriction of Waiting on Bus Stops) (Priority Routes & Side Roads) Traffic Order 1994 and the Enfield (Commercial Vehicles) (Waiting Restriction) (Priority Routes & Side Roads No. 1) Traffic Order 1994 is hereby revoked, in so far as its provisions relate to any part of the trunk road red route clearway.

(2) The revocation specified in paragraph (1) of this article shall take effect in respect of any provision contained in the “Enfield (Waiting & Loading Restriction) (Priority Routes & Side Roads) Traffic Order 1994”, the Enfield (Restriction of Waiting on Bus Stops) (Priority Routes & Side Roads) Traffic Order 1994 and the Enfield (Commercial Vehicles) (Waiting Restriction) (Priority Routes & Side Roads No. 1) only from the time at which the traffic sign indicating the effect of that provision has been obliterated.

Signed in accordance with a direction from the Secretary of State for Transport.

Derek Turner

Traffic Director for London

22nd September 1995

Articles 2 and 3(1)

SCHEDULE 1

The Trunk Road Red Route (Clearway).

Table

(1)(2)
ItemLength of Road
1.Great Cambridge Road (A10), between the Greater London boundary and a point 30 metres north of the party wall of Nos. 1 and 2 Hailsham Terrace, Great Cambridge Road, including the carriageway comprised in the roundabout situated at the junction of the Great Cambridge Road, the eastbound on-slip road of Sterling Way (A406), the westbound off-slip road of Sterling Way, the westbound on-slip road of North Circular Road (A406), the eastbound off-slip road and North Circular Road and Hedge Lane.
2.The southbound off-slip road of Great Cambridge Road (A10), between its junction with Great Cambridge Road and a point 2 metres south-west of the common boundary of Nos. 9 and 10 Morecambe Terrace, Great Cambridge Road.

Articles 4 and 7(1)

SCHEDULE 3A

Lengths of the trunk road red route (clearway) on which there are exemptions for parking and disabled persons' vehicles.

Table

(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)
ItemLength of RoadRestricted HoursMaximum Period of ParkingMinimum Interval
1.Great Cambridge Road (A10), west side, between a point 320 metres south-west of the common boundary of Nos. 1 and 2 Lynford Terrace, Great Cambridge Road (A10) and a point 342 metres south-west of the boundary.At any timeNoneNone
2.Great Cambridge Road (A10), west side, between the north-eastern boundary of No. 7 Lynford Terrace, Great Cambridge Road (A10) and a point 3.5 metres south-west of the common boundary of Nos. 1 and 2 Lynford Terrace.
3.Great Cambridge Road (A10), east side, between a point 4 metres north-east of the common boundary of Nos. 18 and 19 Lambs Terrace, Great Cambridge Road and a point 2 metres north-east of the common boundary of Nos. 11 and 12 Lambs Terrace.
4.Great Cambridge Road (A10), east side, between a point 380 metres south-west of the south-western kerb-line of Harrow Drive and a point 405 metres south-west of that kerb-line.
5.Great Cambridge Road (A10), east side, between a point 35 metres south-west of the south-western kerb-line of Harrow Drive and a point 80 metres south-west of that kerb-line.
6.The southbound off-slip road of Great Cambridge Road (A10), between the common boundary of Nos. 16 and 17 Morecambe Terrace, Great Cambridge Road and a point 2 metres south-west of a point opposite the party wall of Nos. 9 and 10 Morecambe Terrace.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Instrument)

This Order is based on a comprehensive model Order produced by the Traffic Director for London to assist understanding of the regulations, and to assist future consolidation of Orders relating to priority routes.

Articles used in the model Order but not required for the purposes of this Order have been marked in this Order as not taken up.

A list of Schedules used in the model Order and an indication of those Schedules (and their respective articles) taken up in this Order are shown in the table below—

TABLE

Schedule NumberArticleDescriptionTaken up on this Order
YesNo
12 and 3(1)The Trunk Road Red Route
23(2)Areas not included in The Trunk Road Red Route
3A4 and 7(1)Exemptions for parking and disabled persons' vehicles
3B7(2)Exemptions for disabled persons' vehicles
3C5(1)Exemptions for licensed taxi cabs
3D5(2)Exemptions for coaches
3E5(3)Exemptions for doctors' vehicles
3F5(4)Exemptions for solo motor bicycles
4A6 and 7(3)Exemptions for loading and disabled persons' vehicles
4B6Exemptions for loading

A8.1.4 [A10] 15071 TRO. 048

(4)

S.I. 1986/178 as amended by S.I. 1991/2709.

(5)

S.I. 1994/1519.

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