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I want to know under which Road Traffic Act the contravention of signage for "Access Only" (619 + 620) is prosecuted and the specified tariff for infringement.
The contravention of the signs is a moving traffic offence and we are given to understand that in worst cases it can attract penalty points on a driver's licence.
Contravention code 52 apparently applies according to published information at Wandsworth Council - but no RTA detail is given
Hope that helps....
The street is fully signed in compliance with TSGRD - four 619 / 620 prominently placed and lit - ie two signs at both ends (even though CPS specify It is no defence that the driver failed to see the sign see:http://www.cps.gov.uk/legal/p_to_r/road_traffic_offences/#P84_4838) .
It certainly looks like a contravention under RTA 1988 Part 1 s.36 1(a) in the link you provided - failure to comply with proper traffic signage.
In the specific case of 619/620 signage - it being properly placed and compliant with all rules - I need to know the exact access rules - the restriction is only vehicles requiring access to properties on the road subject to the signage are allowed to proceed past the signs?
I initially asked for a definition of the offence of failing to comply with traffic signage in relation to the 619/620 sign combination and the tariff on conviction.
This does not seem to be your area of expertise as RTA 1988 does not appear to detail what constitutes "access" - this is pivotal and I thought (perhaps mistakenly) that I had made this fairly clear in the initial question??