[OSM-talk] Private roads
simon at zymurgy.org
Thu Jul 12 14:30:46 BST 2007
Stephen Gower wrote:
>> >in OSM on footpaths where in reality there's not a "No Cycling"
>> >sign, and therefore cycling is probably allowed
>> If they're public footpaths, then cycling isn't normally allowed.
> Under what law? http://www.cyclecraft.co.uk/digest/pushing.html
"The footway at the side of a carriageway can only be used by
pedestrians." .. .and then goes on to explain how a Local Authority can
override that rule if it gets appropriately converted under the Cycle
Tracks Act 1984.
It is quite a clear document, and differentiates between a public
footpath and a cycle track, bridleways and the like.
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