The background to the Traffic control devices manual (TCD manual) and its relationship with other key documents.
The purpose of the document, its scope, the definition of a traffic control device and supporting information for Part 5 of the Traffic control devices manual.
Delineation traffic control devices on straights including road marking on or alongside the roadway. This section includes treatments from the centre of the road to the edge of the road. It covers lane lines, audio tactile profiled road markings, raised pavement markers, delineator posts and shoulder treatments.
Delineation traffic control devices on geometrically substandard or out-of-context curves; including curve warning signs, edge marker posts and special speed advisory signs (eg trucks).
Information about passing facilities on two-lane two-way, two plus one and three lane roads.
Measures aimed at managing vehicles on steep descents. This includes alerting drivers of a steep descent, encouraging the use of a low gear and facilities for runaway vehicles.
Delineation traffic control devices for features, structures and hazards on, beside or above the roadway. These features include traffic islands, bridges and tunnels, culvert headwalls and objects and structures that form part of the roadway.
The requirements for pedestrian crossings, school crossing points, school patrols and other pedestrian facilities.
Guidance for shared lanes, cycle lanes, cycle paths, shared paths and off-road paths.
Active warning signs have a variable electronic display component. Find out the selection criteria, signs and installation.
The signs and road markings that can be used where traffic is required to stop for special occurrences.
A list of warning signs that can be used to advise road users that normal operating conditions of the road have changed, or hazards they need to be aware of.
Visiting drivers may be accustomed to driving to the right of the centre-line. Find guidance on markings and signs that can be used to remind road users that they are required to drive on the left.
Vertical deflection devices are local traffic calming devices that use vertical deflection to slow motor-vehicle traffic to encourage slower speeds and improve road safety.
Road user restrictions that can be implemented for general traffic, pedestrians, cyclists, light vehicles and heavy vehicles.
Signs and markings for bus stops and school bus routes.
Guidance on special vehicle lanes.