HC Deb 04 August 1965 vol 717 cc343-4W
Sir W. Bromley-Davenport

asked the Minister of Transport, in view of the fact that it is now a year since his Department asked for comments on the proposed regulations to permit the use of advanced warning signs to warn traffic of some temporary obstruction on the road ahead, when he will make the regulations; and whether, in making regulations, he will review the procedure of his Department in order to reduce such delays in future.

Mr. Tom Fraser

Regulations prescribing the form of the signs to give warning of works or other temporary obstructions on roads were made last November. Advice on the use of the signs will be given in the Traffic Signs Manual, which will contain a special

funds, respectively, on the acquisition of land and property for motorways, trunk and classified roads in England and Wales, together with the total expenditure on new construction and major improvement for the year 1964–65.

Mr. Tom Fraser

The figures are given in the following table. Unlike similar figures given in the past for previous years, they do not include the cost of certain accommodation works, which is now accounted for under the cost of the relevant works.

chapter on this subject to replace the Traffic Safety Codes. Pending the issue of this chapter of the Manual, I hope that authorities will operate the Codes, using the new type signs when the old ones need replacement.