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The A4 Trunk Road (Bath Road, Hillingdon) (Bus Lane) Order 1999

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Statutory Instruments

1999 No. 233

ROAD TRAFFIC

The A4 Trunk Road (Bath Road, Hillingdon) (Bus Lane) Order 1999

Made

29th January 1999

Coming into force

7th February 1999

The Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 6(1) and (3) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984(1), and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, and after consultation with the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis pursuant to section 7(6) of that Act(2), hereby makes the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the A4 Trunk Road (Bath Road, Hillingdon) (Bus Lane) Order 1999 and shall come into force on 7th February 1999.

2.  In this Order:

“the trunk road” means that length of the A4 Trunk Road in the London Borough of Hillingdon known as Bath Road;

“Boltons Lane”, “North Hatton Road”, “Sipson Road”, and “Sipson Way” means the roads of that name in the London Borough of Hillingdon;

“bicycle” means a bicycle not being a motor vehicle;

“bus” means a public service vehicle as defined in section 1 of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981(3);

“taxi” has the meaning given in regulation 4 of the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 1994(4);

“eastbound bus lane” means the left hand or nearside lane of the eastbound carriageway of the trunk road between the western kerbline of Sipson Way and a point 108 metres west of the western kerbline of Sipson Road a distance of approximately 285 metres; and

“westbound bus lane” means the left hand or nearside lane of the westbound carriageway of the trunk road between a point 16 metres east of the eastern kerbline of North Hatton Road and a point 46 metres east of the eastern kerbline of Boltons Lane, a distance of approximately 790 metres.

3.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), no person shall cause or permit a vehicle to enter or proceed in the eastbound bus lane or the westbound bus lane.

(2) Paragraph (1) shall not apply to:–

(a)a bus, a licensed taxi or a bicycle;

(b)any vehicle being used for Police, Fire Brigade or Ambulance purposes; and

(c)anything done at the direction or with the permission of a constable in uniform or a traffic warden.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions

A.R. Mellors

A Grade 7 Officer, Highways Agency, London Network & Customer Services Division

29th January 1999

(1)

1984 c. 27; section 6(1) was amended by the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22), section 168 and Schedule 8, paragraph 21(2) and by the Environment Act 1995 (c. 25), section 120 and Schedule 22, paragraph 36(2). Section 6(3) was amended by the Local Government Act 1985 (c. 51), section 8 and Schedule 5, paragraph 4(3).

(2)

Section 7(6) was amended by paragraph 3 of Schedule 7 to the Road Traffic Act 1991 (c. 40).

(3)

1981 c. 14. Section 1 was amended by the Transport Act 1985 (c. 67), Schedule 8.

(4)

S.I. 1994/1519; to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

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