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The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2002

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Far side light signals at crossings

5.—(1) Except where near side signals have been placed at a crossing in accordance with paragraph 6, at least one set of far side signals and one indicator shall be placed at each end of a crossing.

(2) Each set of far side signals shall be so placed as to be clearly visible to any person on the opposite side of the crossing who wishes to use the crossing.

(3) Where a crossing has a refuge or central reservation within its limits, at least one indicator shall be placed on the refuge or central reservation.

(4) Each indicator shall be so placed that the push button on it may be reached by any person wishing to press it.

(5) Where far side signals and indicators have been placed at a crossing in accordance with this paragraph—

(a)there may be placed as many devices of the kind prescribed by regulation 49(8) as the traffic authority think fit; and

(b)no near side signals shall be placed at that crossing.

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