Restricted Zones in Smithfield and Forbes Street, Western District

        In exercise of the powers vested in me under regulation 14(1)(b) of the Road Traffic (Traffic Control) Regulations, Chapter 374, I hereby direct that with effect from 12.00 am on 2 February 2018, the following road sections will be designated as a restricted zone 24 hours daily.

I.  The western kerbside lane of Smithfield from a point about 10 metres south from its junction with Forbes Street to a point about 40 metres south from the same junction ; and

II.  The hatched area of the southern kerbside lane of Forbes Street from its junction with Smithfield to a point about 15 metres west from the same junction.

        Within the restricted zone, drivers of all motor vehicles, except franchised buses and those with permits issued by the Commissioner for Transport, will be prohibited from:

(a)  picking up or setting down passengers; or

(b)  loading or unloading goods.

        The extent of the restricted zone will be indicated by appropriate traffic signs and road markings.

        At the same time, the existing restricted zone on the above road section will be rescinded.

CHAN Mable Commissioner for Transport