byway open to all traffic


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byway open to all traffic

a right of way that permits travel by motor traffic but normally by those on foot or horseback. See also RESTRICTED BYWAY.
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O three structures taking the link road over luton road, the midland mainline railway and a byway open to all traffic (boat).
1 Follow signs along new path towards the old A3 and head north down a byway open to all traffic. 2 Continue down the old London Road until the steps on your right.
The public path modification order, to be heard on January 29 at the Yorkshire Children's Centre in is to downgrade the farm track from a byway open to all traffic to bridleway starting at Sandy Lane and running to Nether Moor Road.
Northumberland County Council sought to register a route at Chatton, near Alnwick, as a byway open to all traffic (BOAT).
Northumberland Estates has issued the warning to Northumberland County Council amid the authority's moves to register a route on the its land at Chatton, near Alnwick, as a byway open to all traffic (BOAT).
The council published an order last September to recognise the lane between Cefn Coed Road and Farm Drive as a byway open to all traffic, which was appealed.
At present, the path is classified as a Road used as a Public Path (RUPP) but the Wildlife and Countryside Act requires that all RUPPs must be reclassified either as a byway open to all traffic, a bridleway or a footpath.
Families at Burntwood were urged to fight an application to turn a quiet track into a byway open to all traffic.
A COUNCIL has finally admitted it was wrong to designate a farm track as a 'byway open to all traffic' - nine years after a couple challenged the decision.
Northumberland Estates has issued the warning to Northumberland County Council amid the authority's moves to register a route on the land at Chatton, near Alnwick, as a byway open to all traffic (BOAT).
She said: "There's a byway open to all traffic which is marked on the definitive map which should have vehicle access but which has been replaced by a footbridge where riders have to walk their horse across and which vehicles cannot use because it is not wide enough.
The only unsurfaced roads you can legally use are BOATs (Byway Open to All Traffic) and UCRs (Unclassified County Roads).