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Legal Notice 35: The Traffic Control (Experimental Scheme) [ Route Area (4) Maxi-Taxi and Taxi Stand] (Mayaro) Regulations, 2015

Legal Notice 35: The Traffic Control (Experimental Scheme) [ Route Area (4) Maxi-Taxi and Taxi Stand] (Mayaro) Regulations, 2015 Printable Version

11 Mar 2016

Legal Notice No.  35

REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO


THE MOTOR VEHICLES AND ROAD TRAFFIC ACT, CHAP. 48:50


REGULATIONS


Made by the Commissioner of Police with the consent of the Minister of Works and Transport under section 67(1) the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act


THE TRAFFIC CONTROL (EXPERIMENTAL SCHEME) [ROUTE AREA (4) MAXI –TAXI AND TAXI STAND] (MAYARO) REGULATIONS, 2015

Citation
1. 
These Regulations may be cited as the Traffic Control (Experimental Scheme) [Route Area (4) Maxi Taxi and Taxi Stand] (Mayaro) Regulations, 2016.

Interpretation
Chap 48:53
3. In these Regulations, “Route Area (4)” means the route area specified in the Fourth Schedule of the Maxi Taxi Regulations.


Duration


2.  These Regulations shall commence on Monday 14th March, 2016 and expire on Monday 13th June, 2016.



Entry and exit of maxi- taxis

4.  Maxi -taxi drivers plying Route  Area (4) shall-

(a)  enter  the Mayaro Transport Hub  from the Naparima Mayaro Road, which is located at the northern  side of the Mayaro Transport Hub; and

(b)  exit the Mayaro Transport Hub by proceeding onto the Guayaguayare Road, located at the western side of the Mayaro Transport Hub.


Entry and exit of taxis
5.  Taxi drivers  plying the routes from the Mayaro Hub shall-
(a)  enter  the Mayaro Transport Hub  from the Naparima Mayaro Road, which is located at the northern  side of the Mayaro Transport Hub; and
(b)  exit the Mayaro Transport Hub by proceeding onto the Guayaguayare Road, located at the western side of the Mayaro Transport Hub.
Maxi -taxi stand
6.  (1) No more than four maxi-taxis  plying the Mayaro/Rio Claro route shall park facing south on Lane Four  of the Mayaro Transport Hub.

 (2) No more than four maxi-taxis plying the Mayaro/Guayaguayare route shall park facing south on Lane Five of the Mayaro Transport Hub.


Taxi stand
7.  (1)  No more than four  taxis plying the Mayaro/Stone Bridge route  shall park facing south on Lane One of the Mayaro Transport Hub.

 (2) No more than four taxis plying the Mayaro/Gyayaguayare route shall park facing south on Lane Two of the Mayaro Transport Hub.

(3) No more than five taxis plying the Mayaro/Rio Claro route  shall park facing south on Lane Three of the Mayaro Transport Hub.

(4) No more than six  taxis plying the Mayaro/Sangre Grande route shall park facing south on the eastern side of Peter Hill.

One way traffic
8.   Maxi-taxi drivers and taxi drivers shall proceed in a southerly direction only along Peter Hill, from Solomon Street to Naparima Mayaro Road.
Offence and penalty

9. Any person who contravenes these Regulations is liable on summary conviction for a first offence to a fine of seven hundred and fifty dollars and on any subsequent conviction to a fine of one thousand dollars.

 
Removal and impounding of vehicles  unlawfully parked
10. Without prejudice to any other liability incurred by the commission of a summary offence, vehicles found parked in contravention of these Regulations may be removed by the Police and impounded and dealt with in accordance with Section 108 (1) (b) of the Motor Vehicle and Road Traffic Act.

Dated this 2nd day of March, 2016.
S. WILLIAMS
Acting Commissioner of Police

Approved this 9th  day of March, 2016.
F. E  HINDS
Minister of Works and Transport


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