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Road Traffic (St. John) (Jersey) Order 1982

Official Consolidated Version

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Road Traffic (St. John) (Jersey) Order 1982

THE ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC SERVICES COMMITTEE, in pursuance of Articles 62 and 84 of the Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956 and after consultation with the Connétable of St. John, orders as follows –

Commencement [see endnotes]

PART 1

INTRODUCTORY

1        Application

This Order applies to the roads in the parish of St. John.

2        Interpretation

In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires –

“Connétable” means the Connétable of St. John;

“Motor Traffic Law” means the Motor Traffic (Jersey) Law 1935; 

“road” includes part of a road.

PART 2

TRAFFIC CIRCULATION

3        Prohibition of right-hand turns

A vehicle shall not be driven so as to make a right-hand turn from a road specified in the first column of Schedule 1 into a road specified opposite that road in the second column of Schedule 1.

4        Prohibition of waiting and stopping

(1)     A vehicle shall not wait on any road specified in the first and second columns of Part 1 of Schedule 2.[1]

(1A)   A vehicle shall not wait on any road specified in the first and second columns of Part 2 of Schedule 2 between the hours of 8.00 a.m. and 6.00 p.m. for a period longer than that specified in relation to that road in the second column.[2]

(1B)   Paragraph (1A) does not apply to any vehicle while it is being used for fire brigade, ambulance, police or other emergency services.[3]

(2)     A vehicle shall not wait on a road within 10 yards of its junction with another road.

(3)     A vehicle, other than a public service vehicle of the appropriate class, shall not stop on any part of a road which is authorized under Article 37 of the Motor Traffic Law as a stand for public service vehicles.

(4)     A vehicle shall not wait on any part of a road which has been designated as a no waiting area for the purpose of allowing access to any premises from that part of that road.

(5)     The expression “waiting” in this Article does not include the stopping of a vehicle to set down or pick up passengers.

5        Driving and stationing of certain vehicles[4]

(1)     Except with the permission in writing of the Connétable of St John or on the express direction of a police officer, no char-à-banc shall be driven on a road specified in the first and second columns of Part 1 of Schedule 3.[5]

(2)     Except with the permission in writing of the Connétable, no char-à-banc shall be stationed on any road.

(3)     Except on the express direction of a police officer, no cab shall be stationed on any road:

Provided that this paragraph shall not apply to the stationing of a controlled taxi-cab on a taxi rank as defined in the Motor Traffic (Taxi-Cabs - General) (Jersey) Order 2002.

(4)     No vehicle, the overall width of which exceeds 6 feet 6 inches, shall be driven on a road specified in the first and second columns of Part 2 of Schedule 3 unless it is –

(a)     being driven to or from any premises situated on or adjacent to that road;

(b)     a vehicle engaged in mechanical road sweeping or road gully cleaning; or

(c)     being used for fire brigade, ambulance, police or other emergency purposes.[6]

(5)     In this Article “cab” and “char-à-banc” have the same respective meanings as under the Motor Traffic Law.

6        One-way traffic[7]

A vehicle being driven on a road specified in the first column of Schedule 4 shall, between the point of its entry therein and its departure therefrom, follow the direction prescribed in relation to that road in the second column of that Schedule.

PART 3

MISCELLANEOUS

7        Savings

(1)     Article 4 shall not apply to any vehicle while it is being used for fire brigade, ambulance, police or other emergency purposes.

(2)     Article 4 shall not apply –

(a)     so as to prevent a public service vehicle waiting on a part of any road which is authorized in accordance with Article 37 of the Motor Traffic Law, as a stand for public service vehicles;

(b)     to a vehicle waiting on any road while any gate or other barrier at the entrance to premises to which the vehicle requires access or from which it has emerged is being opened or closed, if it is not reasonably practicable for the vehicle to wait otherwise than on that road while such gate or barrier is being opened or closed;

(c)     to a vehicle waiting on any road on the express direction or with the specific permission of a police officer;

(d)     to a vehicle stopping on any road owing to the driver being prevented from proceeding by circumstances beyond the driver’s control or to a vehicle stopping in order to avoid an accident.

8        Citation

This Order may be cited as the Road Traffic (St. John) (Jersey) Order 1982.

 

 


SCHEDULE 1

(Article 3)

Prohibition of right-hand turns

Rue de la Mare Ballam

Route des Issues


SCHEDULE 2[8]

(Article 4)

Part 1

(Article 4(1))

Prohibition of waiting

Bonne Nuit Harbour Road

East side (between the junction with Charrières de Bonne Nuit and Nouvelles Charrières and the junction with Bonne Nuit Harbour).

Charrières de Bonne Nuit

Both sides (from the entrance to the property known as “Idlerocks Hotel” to the junction with Nouvelles Charrières).

Grande Route de St. Jean

East side (from the northern boundary of the premises of Mauger’s Garage northwards for a distance of 90 yards).

Nouvelles Charrières

Both sides (from the junction with Charrières de Bonne Nuit to the property known as “Le Nid”).

La Route du Mont Mado

East side (from a point 10 yards north of its junction with La Rue des Issues to a point 100 yards further north).

North side (from its junction with Rue de la Mare des Près to a point 135 yards further west).

 

South side (from a point 90 yards west of its junction with Rue de la Mare des Près to a point 35 yards east of that junction).

La Route du Nord

East side (from a point 10 yards north of its junction with La Route de St. Jean to a point 10 yards south of its junction with St. John’s Precinct).

East side (from a point 15 yards south of its junction with La Rue de L’Église to a point 5 yards further north).

La Rue des Landes

Both sides (from its southern junction with La Rue de L’Etocquet for a distance of 26 yards.

Rue de la Mare Ballam

South side (from the entrance to the Parish Hall eastwards for a distance of 47 yards).

Rue des Servais

Both sides (from its junction with Grande Route de St. Jean to the northern boundary of the property known as “Centre House”).

La Rouette de la Carrière

Both sides (from its junction with La Route du Mont Mado to its junction with La Rue de la Porte).

St. John Precinct

North side (from its junction with La Route du Nord eastwards for a distance of 22 yards).

South side (from its junction with La Route du Nord eastwards for a distance of 61 yards).

Les Tuiles

Both sides (from its junction with La Route du Mont Mado for a distance of 30 yards).

La Ville des Chênes

West side (from its northern junction with the roundabout to a point 44 yards further north).

South side (from a point 44 yards from its junction with La Route des Issues to a point 22 yards further west).

Part 2

(Article 4(1A))

PROHIBITION OF WAITING – FURTHER RESTRICTIONS

La Route du Nord

East side (from a point 10 yards north of its junction with St. John’s Precinct to a point 15 yards south of its junction with La Rue de L’Eglise) – 20 minutes in any one hour.


SCHEDULE 3[9]

PART 1

(Article 5)

Roads not to be used by chars-à-banc

La Perruque

The entire length.

Les Clicquards

The entire length.

Rue de l’Etocquet

From its junction with Le Canibut to its junction with Rue des Landes

Rue des Buttes

The entire length.

Rue du Pont

The entire length.

PART 2[10]

(Article 5(4))

Roads not to be used by vehicles exceeding 6 feet 6 inches in width

La Rue de la Scelletterie

In both directions, from its junction with La Rue de La Mare Ballam to the Parish boundary.

Le Hucquet

In both directions, from its junction with Le Chemin de Herupé to the Parish boundary.


SCHEDULE 4[11]

(Article 6)

One-way traffic routes

Road

Direction

La Rue du Muet

La Route de St. Jean to La Rue de Bel-Air.”

La Rue du Temple (between La Rue de la Mare Ballam and the north-eastern corner of No. 1 Temple Court)

La Rue de la Mare Ballam to Temple Court.

St. John’s Precinct

La Rue du Temple to La Route du Nord.

 

 


Endnotes

Table of Legislation History

Legislation

Year and No

Commencement

Road Traffic (Saint John) (Jersey) Order 1982

R&O.7111

26 October 1982

Road Traffic (Saint John) (Amendment) (Jersey) Order 1990

R&O.8015

23 January 1990

Road Traffic (Saint John) (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Order 1991

R&O.8207

24 May 1991

Road Traffic (Saint John) (Amendment No. 3) (Jersey) Order 1993

R&O.8557

19 July 1993

Road Traffic (Saint John) (Jersey) Order 1998

R&O.9286

29 September 1998

Road Traffic (Saint John) (Amendment No. 5) (Jersey) Order 1999

R&O.9394

8 June 1999

Road Traffic (Saint John) (Amendment No. 6) (Jersey) Order 2005

R&O.16/2005

15 March 2005

Road Traffic (St. John) (Amendment No. 7) (Jersey) Order 2013

R&O.148/2013

29 November 2013

Road Traffic (St. John) (Amendment No. 8) (Jersey) Order 2017

R&O.22/2017

20 February 2017

Table of Renumbered Provisions

Original

Current

2(1)

2

  (2)

spent, omitted from this revised edition

5(3A)

5(4)

  (4)

  (5)

5A

6

6

7

7

spent, omitted from this revised edition; former Article amended by R&O.8015

9

8

FIRST SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE 1

SECOND SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE 2

THIRD SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE  3

FOURTH SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE  4

FIFTH SCHEDULE

spent, omitted from this revised edition; former Schedule renumbered by R&O.8015

Table of Endnote References



[1] Article 4(1)                  amended by R&O.148/2013

[2] Article 4(1A)                inserted by R&O.148/2013

[3] Article 4(1B)                inserted by R&O.148/2013

[4] Article 5                      heading amended by R&O.9394

[5] Article 5(1)                  amended by R&O.9394

[6] Article 5(4)                  inserted by R&O.9394

[7] Article 6                      inserted by R&O.8015

[8] Schedule 2                  amended by R&O.8207, R&O.8557, R&O.9286, R&O.16/2005, R&O.148/2013 R&O.22/2017

[9] Schedule 3                  Part 1 amended by R&O.8207, R&O.9394

[10] Schedule 3                 Part 2 inserted by R&O.9394

[11] Schedule 4                 inserted by R&O.8015, amended by R&O.8557, R&O.148/2013

 


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