Cllr Dom Morris sough Cabinet approval for the council to apply for a Designation Order in relation to enforcing moving traffic offences such as yellow box junctions,
prohibition of driving, gate streets, banned turns, cycle lanes, no entry, oneway streets and weight limits from the Department for Transport (DfT) depending on the outcome of a statutory consultation process.
Should the council proceed with applying for a Designation Order, and it be
approved, that Cabinet approve the enforcement of Moving Traffic Offences
(MTOs) at locations around the county with a focus on road safety, managing
non-compliance, active travel and improved public transport services.
Having considered all of the information, Cabinet noted the report and
a) Approves the principle of the County Council undertaking civil enforcement of moving traffic restrictions utilising powers available to highway authorities under Part 6 of the Traffic management Act 2004
(b) Authorises a 6 week public consultation on the detail of planned civil enforcement of moving traffic contraventions.
(c) To authorise the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Highways and Flooding to submit an application to the Department for Transport for making a Designation Order for the County of Gloucestershire to enforce Moving Traffic Contraventions by camera under part 6 of the Traffic Management Act 2004.
(d) Authorises the delegation of all operational decisions in respect of the recommendations set out in paragraphs (b) and (c) above to the Executive Director of Economy, Environment and Infrastructure in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Highways and Flooding.