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DfT rebuffs call for moving traffic powers

TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

20 January 2017
 

Ministers have rejected a fresh call for local authorities in England outside London to be given powers to enforce moving traffic offences, such as yellow box junction infringements.

The powers are contained in part 6 of the Traffic Management Act 2004 but ministers have never laid the regulations necessary to bring them into force.

The House of Commons transport committee called on the Government to do so in its report on the Bus Services Bill.

But the DfT told the committee this week:...

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