Aimed at lawyers, local government and highway engineers, this book covers all aspects of the law relating to highways. Individual chapters discuss such topics as the extent of liability of highway authorities for accidents occurring on the highway; traffic regulation and the Road Traffic Acts.
This book provides an outline to all aspects of the law relating to highways, covering the creation, maintenance, improvement and extinguishment of highways. Individual chapters discuss such topics as the extent of liability of highway authorities for accidents occurring on the highway; traffic regulation and the Road Traffic Acts; private streetworks; and rights of way as now governed by the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. Orlik explains the Common Law underlying highways and the rights of passage for the public, discussing many leading cases on such matters as obstruction and public nusiance. He shows how Statute Law has developed on strong Common Law foundations in providing for the protection and maintenance of highways.
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What is a highway?; creation of highways; responsibility for maintenance of highways; liability of the highway authority for accidents on the highway; ownership of highways and public rights of passage; maintenance of highways and bridges; improvements to highways and construction of new roads; making up private streets; works in the highway; traffic regulation; footpaths, bridleways and byways; diversion and extinguishment of the highway.
An Introduction to Highway Law by Michael Orlik
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