[OSM-talk] Private roads
david at frankieandshadow.com
Thu Jul 12 15:17:33 BST 2007
On 12/07/2007 14:30, Simon Hewison wrote:
> 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.
That's a footway 'at the side of a carriageway'. The discussion was
about foopaths away from roads (alleyways and the like). This is notthe
same thing, and is why the Act is phrased as it is.
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