Adoption of enforcement powers under part 6 of the Traffic Management Act
Purpose of Report: The report will inform the Executive of the new
enforcement powers for Local Authorities under part 6 of the
Traffic Management Act 2004. This will allow Local Authorities in
England to apply to the Department for Transport to share powers
with the police around moving traffic enforcement. This includes
banned turns, access restrictions and yellow box junctions.
The Executive will be asked to:
- Consider and make a decision to apply to the Department for Transport to take on the responsibilities for enforcement of part 6 of the Traffic Management Act 2004.
- Consider and make a decision to explore undertaking a pilot on selected powers (including finance model) in discrete locations to ensure the public are engaged, are aware of the implications and technology and enforcement methodology. Delegate to the Executive Member for Transport to agree the detail of the pilot;
- To agree to the roll out of extended regulations and enforcement with the implementation of the Local Transport Plan (LTP4).
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Be significant in terms of its effects on communities;
Decision status: Decision Made
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/03/2022
Level of Risk: 04-08 Regular monitoring required;
Decision due: 21/04/22 by Executive
Lead member: Executive Member for Transport
Lead director: Corporate Director of Place
Department: Directorate of Place
Contact: Dave Atkinson, Head of Highways and Transport Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public consultation will be undertaken as per the DfT guidelines
Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: EIA will be considered as part of the report.
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- Adoption of enforcement powers under part 6 of the Traffic Management Act