Traffic Signs and Signals
Guidance, information and working drawings for traffic signs and signals.
This introduction sets out the scope and objectives for the traffic signs policy review. It provides information on the review and sets out how the work is being taken forward.
This guide illustrates and explains the traffic signs that a road user is likely to encounter. Please note this is a large file which takes time to download. You may find it easier to right click on the link and select Save Target As (IE).
- 24 July 2007
Good practice guidance covering areas of traffic management, including use of portable vehicular signals, mini roundabouts and Puffin pedestrian facilities.
Regulation 3(2)(a) of the TSRGD (Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions) 2002 lists signs provided under previous regulations which are treated as prescribed until the dates specified. Lists indicating which signs should have already been removed or will need to be removed shortly.
Guidance and information relating to the design and use of traffic signs, information for the public and links to other websites. Includes guidance on signing to tourist destinations in England.
Details of traffic sign legislation including links to Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2002 and other statutory instruments on the Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI - formerly HMSO) website.
The Traffic Signs Manual provides guidance for traffic authorities on the use of traffic signs and road markings.
List of available drawings detailing the design of particular traffic signs together with PDF files of each drawing for downloaded.
Research reports into traffic signs and the public's understanding of signs.
For related documents, pages and internet links, see the column on the right.