The A23 Trunk Road (Croydon) Red Route (Prohibited Turns) (No. 3) Experimental Traffic Order 1998

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Published: 1998-09-11

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 2242

ROAD TRAFFIC
The A23 Trunk Road (Croydon) Red Route (Prohibited Turns) (No. 3) Experimental Traffic Order 1998

Made
11th September 1998

Coming into force
27th September 1998

The Traffic Director for London, in accordance with a direction given to him by the Secretary of State under section 58(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1991(1) and in exercise of the powers conferred on the Secretary of State by sections 9 and 10 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 A23 Trunk Road (Croydon) Red Route (Prohibited Turns) (No. 3) Experimental Traffic Order 1998, and shall come into force on 27th September 1998.

Interpretation

2.  In this Order:–

(a)a reference to an article followed by a number is a reference to the article of this order so numbered;

(b)Causing includes permitting;

(c)“Purley Way” means that length of the A23 Trunk Road in the London Borough of Croydon known as Purley Way;

(d)“B271 Stafford Road” means that length of the B271 in the London Borough of Croydon known as Stafford Road;

(e)“Denning Avenue” means the road of that name in the London Borough of Croydon.

Prohibition

3.  Subject to the provisions of article 4 below, no person shall cause a vehicle having entered Purley Way from B271 Stafford Road:–

(a)to turn right so as to proceed southwards in A23 Purley Way;

(b)to turn right so as to proceed eastwards in Denning Avenue.

Exemptions

4.  The controls specified in article 3 shall not apply to:–

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

(b)a vehicle being used for fire brigade, ambulance or police purposes.

Power to modify or suspend this Order

5.  If it appears to the Traffic Director for London, or some person authorised by him, essential in the interests of the expeditious, convenient and safe movement of traffic, or of the provision of suitable and adequate parking facilities on-street, or for preserving or improving the amenities of the area through which any road affected by this order runs, and after consulting with the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, he may modify or suspend any provision of this Order, save that no modification shall make an addition.

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

Derek Turner
Traffic Director for London
11th September 1998

(1)
1991 c. 40.

(2)
1984 c. 27.
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