The North West Scotland Trunk Roads (Temporary Prohibitions of Traffic and Overtaking and Temporary Speed Restrictions) (No. 1) Order 2022

JurisdictionScotland
CitationSSI 2022/15
SCOTTISH STATUTORY INSTRUMENT

2022 No. 15

ROAD TRAFFIC

The North West Scotland Trunk Roads (Temporary Prohibitions of Traffic and Overtaking and Temporary Speed Restrictions) (No. 1) Order 2022

Made 20January 2022

Coming into force 1February 2022

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 2(1) and (2), 4(1) and 14(1)(a) and (4) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984(a) and all other powers enabling them to do so.

In accordance with section 14(1)(a) of that Act, they are satisfied that the traffic on the lengths of road specified in the schedule should be restricted or prohibited because works are being or are proposed to be executed on or near those lengths of road.

In accordance with section 14(3) of that Act, they have had regard to the existence of alternative routes suitable for the traffic which will be affected by this Order.

Citation, commencement and cessation

1. This Order may be cited as the North West Scotland Trunk Roads (Temporary Prohibitions of

Traffic and Overtaking and Temporary Speed Restrictions) (No. 1) Order 2022, comes into force

on 1 February 2022 and ceases to have effect on 1 May 2022.

Prohibition on use of a road

2. No person may use, or permit the use of, any vehicle on a length of road, or part or parts of a

length of road, specified in the schedule when a prohibition is identified as applying to that length

of road, or a part or parts of that length of road, by means of a traffic sign of the type described in

item 8 (diagram 7105 – position of barrier to mark length of road closed or to guide traffic past an

obstruction) of the sign table in Part 6 of schedule 13 of the Traffic Signs Regulations and General

Directions 2016(b).

(a) 1984 c. 27; section 2(1) and (2) were amended by the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c. 22) (“the 1991 Act”)

schedule 8, paragraph 18 and section 14 was substituted by the Road Traffic (Temporary Restrictions) Act 1991 (c. 26),

section 1(1) and schedule 1. The Scottish Ministers are the traffic authority by virtue of section 121A of the Road Traffic

Regulation Act 1984 (inserted by the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991, schedule 8, paragraph 70 and amended by S.I.

2001/1400) as read with section 151(1) of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 (c. 54) (relevantly amended by S.I. 2001/1400).

The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c.

46).

(b) S.I. 2016/362.

Prohibition on overtaking

3.—(1) No person may use, or permit the use of, any vehicle in such a way that it overtakes any

other moving vehicle on a length of road, or a part or parts of a length of road, specified in the

schedule when a prohibition is identified as applying to that length of road, or a part or parts of

that length of road, by means of a traffic sign of the type described in item 5 (diagram 632 – no

overtaking) of the sign table in Part 2 of schedule 3 of the Traffic Signs Regulations and General

Directions 2016.

(2) “Other moving vehicle” does not include a cycle, motor cycle, tricycle or any other vehicle

not being a motor vehicle in accordance with section 140 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act

1984(a).

Speed restriction

4.—(1) No person may use, or permit the use of, any vehicle on a length of road, or a part or

parts of a length of road, specified in column 1 of the tables in Parts 2 and 3 of the schedule at a

speed exceeding that specified in the corresponding entry in column 2 of the relevant table when a

restriction is identified as applying to that length of road, or a part or parts of that length of road,

by means of a traffic sign of the type described in item 1 (diagram 670 – maximum speed limit in

mph) of the sign table in Part 2 of schedule 10 of the Traffic Signs Regulations and General

Directions 2016.

(2) When this paragraph applies, no person may use, or permit the use of, any vehicle on a

length of road, or a part or parts of a length of road, specified in column 1 of the table in Part 3 of

the schedule at a speed exceeding 10 miles per hour when that restriction is identified as applying

to that length of road, or a part or parts of that length of road, by means of a traffic sign of the type

described in item 1 (diagram 670 – maximum speed limit in mph) of the sign table in Part 2 of

schedule 10 of the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016.

(3) Paragraph (2) applies when...

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