Traffic Regulation Orders

Traffic Regulation Orders are made under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to prohibit use by certain categories of user where a route is not suitable for use by all traffic. The restriction may apply all year-round or may only apply during the winter months.

Traffic Regulation Orders affecting public rights of way can be Permanent or Temporary.

Please click on the link below to open a list of Permanent Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs).

Public rights of way affected by a permanent TRO are clearly indicated by signs at the entry points to the route.

List of permanent Traffic Regulation Orders (pdf 24kb)

Each Permanent Traffic Regulation Order has an associated map that you can open from a link on the Permanent TRO map plots page.


Some public rights of way are closed temporarily, such closures will be accompanied by Notices posted at the entry points to the route. Where possible an alternative route will be described.

List of temporary Traffic Regulation Orders (pdf 85kb)