load traffic act explained
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SUMMARY of the Road raffic Act 1974 prepared by ie Freight Transport ssociation is available to iembers, price 201).
Since the Act was given oyal .Assent in August, a rike at the printer's works )s prevented copies of the
being generally availle. With the resumption of ark after settlement of the spute, last week, it is pected that the enactment the statutory instrument ,cessary to implement the q will follow shortly.
Some of the more important provisions contained in the Act are those which refer to owner liability for parking penalties, prohibition of parking on verges, extension of the C and U Regulations to lights, weighing of motor vehicles, the reduction of minimum age for driving hgv and amendments to' 0-licence requirements.
This last refers mainly to the necessity for the operator to have suitable premises.