East Renfrewshire Council Road Traffic Acts The Road TrafficNotice ID: CB1009903
Road Traffic Acts East Renfrewshire Council Road Traffic Acts The Road Traffic (Vehicle Emissions) (Fixed Penalty) (Scotland) Regulations 2003/212 Notice Of Designation
The Scottish Ministers have named East Renfrewshire Council as a designated local authority in terms of The Road Traffic (Vehicle Emission) (Fixed Penalty) (Scotland) Regulations 2003/212 (the Regulations), to help East Renfrewshire Council manage the quality of the air within its area.
The effect of the designation of East Renfrewshire Council in terms
of the Regulations is for East Renfrewshire Council to exercise
powers contained within the Regulations to issue fixed penalty
notices to users of vehicles that contravene or fail to comply
with the provisions of The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986 in relation to offences specified in the RoadTraffic (Vehicle Emission) (Fixed Penalty) (Scotland) Regulations 2003/212.
Vehicle Emission Testing will take place in East Renfrewshire during the calendar year from the date of publication of this notice.
The reason for conducting the Vehicle Emission Testing is to
improve local air quality for the benefit of people's health.
Drivers of vehicles failing the Emission Test will be issued with a Fixed Penalty Notice of £60 which will be waived if the motorist can show that the vehicle has passed an MOT test within the preceding year and if the emissions defect is rectified within 14 days. For vehicles under 3 years old, the Fixed Penalty Notice will be waived if the motorist can demonstrate that all reasonable steps had been taken prior to the test to maintain the emissions performance of the vehicle within standards and limits required by the legislation, and if the emissions defect is rectified within 14 days.
A full copy of this notice and the Regulations can be examined at the offices of East Renfrewshire Council at:
East Renfrewshire Council,Thornliebank
Depot, Carnwadric Road, Thornliebank,
G46 8HR from Monday to Thursday from
08:45 to 16:45, 08:45 to 15.55 on Fridays.