Road Traffic (St.
Ouen) (Jersey) Order 1979
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. Ouen, orders as follows –
Commencement [see endnotes]
This Order applies to the roads in the parish of St. Ouen.
In this Order, unless the
context otherwise requires –
means the Connétable of St. Ouen;
“Motor Traffic Law”
means the Motor Traffic
(Jersey) Law 1935;
includes part of a road.
A vehicle being driven on
a road specified in the first column of Schedule 1 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.
of waiting and stopping
vehicle shall not wait on any road specified in the first and second columns of
vehicle shall not wait on a road within 10 yards of its junction with another
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.
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.
expression “waiting” in this Article does not include the stopping
of a vehicle to set down or pick up passengers.
and stationing of certain vehicles
with the permission in writing of the Connétable or on the express
direction of a police officer, no char-à-banc shall be driven on any
road specified in the first and second columns of Part 1 of Schedule 3.
with the permission in writing of the Connétable, no char-à-banc
shall be stationed on any road.
on the express direction of a police officer, no cab shall be stationed on any
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)
paragraphs (1) to (3), “cab” and
“char-à-banc” have the same respective meanings as under the
Motor Traffic Law.
with the permission in writing of the Connétable, no vehicle, the
overall width of which exceeds 6 feet 6 inches, shall be driven on
any road specified in the first and second columns of Part 2 of Schedule 3
unless it is –
driven to or from any premises situated on or adjacent to a road within that
vehicle engaged in mechanical road sweeping or road gully cleaning.
or restriction of 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 5 into a road specified
opposite that road in the second column of Schedule 5.
of vehicles at certain road junctions
to paragraph (2), no vehicle shall enter any area marked for the purposes
of this Article on the surface of a road at the junction of any group of roads
specified in Schedule 4 if the driver of that vehicle has reasonable cause
to believe that, due to the presence of stationary vehicles, any part of the
vehicle will remain stationary within that area.
vehicle may remain stationary within any area described in paragraph (1)
for so long as it is prevented from completing a right turn by reason
presence of other stationary vehicles waiting in or near that area to complete
a right turn.
7A Parking of motor cycles
A road specified in
Schedule 6 is designated as a parking place at which only a motor cycle or
moped may park.
(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
(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.
This Order may be cited
as the Road Traffic (St. Ouen) (Jersey) Order 1979.
Order has been amended by the States of Jersey (Amendments and Construction
Provisions No. 7) (Jersey) Regulations 2005 and the States of Jersey
(Amendments and Construction Provisions No. 12) (Jersey) Regulations 2005.
The amendments replace all references to a Committee of the States of Jersey
with a reference to a Minister of the States of Jersey, and remove and add
defined terms appropriately, consequentially upon the move from a committee
system of government to a ministerial system of government
 Article 5 heading
amended by R&O.55/2009
 Article 5(1) amended
 Article 5(3) substituted
 Article 5(4) inserted
by R&O.6855, amended by R&O.55/2009
 Article 5(5) inserted
 Article 6 inserted
by R&O.7207, amended by R&O.9305
 Article 7 inserted
 Article 7A inserted
 Article 8(2) amended
 Schedule 1 amended
by R&O.6807, R&O.7444
 Schedule 2 amended
by R&O.7019, R&O.7180, R&O.7293, R&O.7797, R&O.8395,
R&O.65/2007, R&O.55/2009, R&O.109/2010, R&O.158/2015,
 Schedule 3 amended
by R&O.55/2009, R&O.109/2010
 Schedule 4 inserted
 Schedule 5 substituted
by R&O.7207, renumbered by R&O.9272
 Schedule 6 inserted