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Traffic Signs Manual

Published: 3 February 2011
From: Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport

The Traffic Signs Manual is available below, where each chapter can be downloaded individually.

A number of Guidance Documents have also been produced in support of Chapter 8 of the Traffic Signs Manual, relating to Temporary Traffic Measures and Signs for Roadworks. These are: -

Temporary Traffic Management Design Guidance (2019)

Temporary Traffic Management Operations Guidance (2019)

Traffic Signs Manual Acknowledgements and Content

This document details acknowledgments and content of the nine chapters


Traffic Signs Manual 1

This document is the introduction and details sign locations.


Traffic Signs Manual 3

This section deals with signs with variable messages.


Traffic Signs Manual 4

This section deals with other informational signs.


Traffic Signs Manual 5

This section deals with regulatory signs.


Traffic Signs Manual 6

This section deals with warning signs.


Traffic Signs Manual 7

This section deals with road markings.


Traffic Signs Manual 8

This section deals with Temporary Traffic Measures and Signs for Roadworks


Traffic Signs Manual 9

This section deals with traffic signals


Drive on the Left Side Advice Note

This document deals with advice for driving on the left hand side of the road


Emergency Diversion Route Symbols Advice Note

Emergency Diversion Route Development Guidance


Rural Speed Limit Advice

Traffic Signs Advice Note: The Rural Speed Limit Sign


Slow Zones Advice Note

Traffic Signs Advice Note: Slow Zones


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