That's fine, I'm happy to wait. However, having thought some more about this, in addition to the specific points already raised can I please slightly broaden the theme of my questioning to include what aspects of UK traffic law regarding speed limits and implementation of one-way or 2-way traffic flow also applies, if at all, to entirely private land? The problem I'm facing is that certain traffic flows and speed limits were agreed between the original developer of our estate and the local council but I now wish to submit to our local council an application to vary some of the planning consents laying down the restrictions. Before doing so, I wanted to be clear in my own mind if I was right to assume that the Road Traffic Act etc doesn't apply to private land - or does it in whole or part?
Thanks. Sorry to be pedantic, but I want to make sure I have my ducks in a row before speaking to fellow owners: presumably the fact that the public currently has access to our site only by default, until such time as we manage to agree with the local council that the gates can be locked shut, means that the main safety issues covered by the RTA apply to our private land. Specifically, is there a legal restriction within the RTA or other similar legislation on how close to a junction a vehicle can be legally parked and if there is, does that restriction apply to private land such as ours?