Traffic management

Cover of Guide to Traffic Management Part 10: Traffic Control and Communication Devices
Guide to Traffic Management Part 10: Traffic Control and Communication Devices
  • Publication no: AGTM10-16
  • ISBN: 978-1-925451-27-6
  • Published: 25 August 2016
  • Edition: 2.1
  • Superseded

Guide to Traffic Management Part 10: Traffic Control and Communication Devices is concerned with the tools that are required for traffic management and traffic control within a network. It covers the various control devices used to regulate and guide traffic, including signs, traffic signals, pavement markings, delineators, and traffic islands. Other devices and technologies that convey information and guidance to road users while they are active in traffic are also included.

Part 10 provides guidance on the design and use of particular traffic control devices that are applied to achieve or implement traffic management and control measures. It provides advice on the functions, suitability and correct use of devices to create a more efficient and safer road traffic environment for all users in permanent or temporary situations.

Edition 2.1 corrects equation references in section 4.3.7.

Edition 2.0 includes editorial revisions of text throughout and minor updates to guidance. Major changes include: linking guidance on traffic control and communication devices to the Safe System framework (Section 2), updating guidance on variable message signs and electronic speed limit signs including collocation (Section 5), updating guidance on traffic signals in accordance with the latest revision of AS 1742.14 (Section 8), providing guidance on radio and CB radio break-in (Section 10) and providing detailed guidance on route planning and directional and wayfinding signage for bicyclists (Appendix A).