Current traffic Technical Directions

Following is the register of current Roads and Maritime Services road related traffic and transport Technical Directions.

These documents are Complementary documents to the Austroads Guide to Traffic Management and the Australian Standards AS1742, 1743 & 2890.

NOTE: All Roads and Maritime Service traffic related documents which were current on the 1 November 2011 will still apply until they have either been replaced by a Roads and Maritime Services document or superseded.

Please note that this register is continually being updated.

Electronic copies of these documents can be downloaded or viewed from the Files box located at the foot of the table.

For further information or feedback contact:

technical.directions.publication@rms.nsw.gov.au

1993

Reference Subject Date of original issue Date of last electronic update
TD 93/21 Requirements for Design of RTA Road Lighting Installations Nov '03 -

1998

Reference Subject Date of original issue Date of last electronic update
TM P98/3 Advertising on RTA Infrastructure Aug '98 -
TD 98/7 Use of Waterborne Paints Jun '98 -
TD 98/13 Route Assessment for 14.5 metre Buses Nov '98 -

1999

Reference Subject Date of original issue Date of last electronic update
TM P99/2 (Supplements P98/3) Advertising on RTA Infrastructure Apr '99 -
TM P99/4 Bicycle Policy (Maintenance Work), RTA Oct '99 -
TM P99/6 Significant Roadside Environment Area Signs Dec '99 -

2000

Reference Subject Date of original issue Date of last electronic update
TM P00/1 Bicycle Policy (Grates), RTA Jan '00 -
TD 2000/6 Shared Zone Signs May '00 -

2001

Reference Subject Date of original issue Date of last electronic update
TDT 2001/04b Use of Traffic Calming Devices as Pedestrian Crossings Jun '01 October 2014
TDT 2001/06a AUTOTURN Swept Path Computer Program - RTA Policy Sep '01 Nov '01

2002

Reference Subject Date of original issue Date of last electronic update
TDT 2002/04 How to Prepare a Pedestrian Access and Mobility Plan Mar '02 -
TDT 2002/12c Stopping and Parking Restrictions at Intersections and Crossings Aug '02 Oct '11

2003

Reference Subject Date of original issue Date of last electronic update
TDT 2003/01 Signposting of Rest Areas, Driver Reviver Sites and other Rest Stops Jun '03 -
TDT 2003/03 Traffic Light Inventory - RTA Policy Jun '03 -
TDT 2003/04 Traffic Facilities Inventory - RTA Policy Jun '03 -
TDT 2003/05 Restricted Parking Areas Jun '03 -
TDT 2003/08 NSW Bicycle Guidelines Dec '03 -

2004

Reference Subject Date of original issue Date of last electronic update
TDT 2004/01a Use of Class 1 Retroreflective Sheeting on Roadworks Signs Mar '04 Apr '04
TDT 2004/02 Motor Bike Parking Mar '04 -

2005

Reference Subject Date of original issue Date of last electronic update
TDT 2005/01 Planning Guidelines for Walking and Cycling Mar '05 -

2006

Reference Subject Date of original issue Date of last electronic update
TDT 2006/01 Design Vehicles and Turning Path Templates Feb '06 -
TDT 2006/05 Signposting for Temporary Rural Road Closures Sep '06 -
TDT 2006/07 A Guide to the Delegation to Councils for the Regulation of Traffic (including the operation of Traffic Committees) Nov '06 -

2007

Reference Subject Date of original issue Date of last electronic update
TDT 2007/01 Use of Fluorescent Material for Road Signs Jan '07 -
TDT 2007/04 Guidelines for the Implementation of On-street Car Share Parking Sep '07 -

2008

Reference Subject Date of original issue Date of last electronic update
TDT 2008/03 Use of Traffic Management Equipment on Multi-function Poles Sep '08 -
TDT 2008/04a Land Use Development Assessment - RTA Guidelines Dec '08 Jul '09
TDT 2008/06 Guidelines for the Use of 'No Stopping Taxis Excepted 1 Minute Limit' Zones and Signposting Dec '08 -

2009

Reference Subject Date of original issue Date of last electronic update
TDT 2009/03b Implementation of New Intersection Layout at Traffic Signals May '09 Oct '09
TDT 2009/04 Use of Type Approved Illuminated Flashing Arrow Signs Jun '09 -
TDT 2009/06 Bicycle Storage Areas and Advanced Bicycle Stop Lines Jul '09 -
TDT 2009/07 Police Speed Enforcement or Presence on RTA Work Sites Aug '09 -

2010

Reference Subject Date of original issue Date of last electronic update
TDT 2010/01 Traffic Control at Work Sites Training Feb '10 -
TDT 2010/02 Use of Prefabricated Detector Loops Apr '10 -
TDT 2010/03 Traffic Control At Work Sites Jul '10 -
TDT 2010/04 Guidelines for the Selection of Bus Priority Enforcement Camera Sites Oct '10 -
TDT 2010/05 Signposting of Truck Parking Areas and Bus Parking Areas on Freeways/Motorways Nov '10 -
TDT 2010/06 Use of Ground Mounted Controllers for Pedestrian or Small Traffic Signal Sites Nov '10 -

2011

Reference Subject Date of original issue Date of last electronic update
TDT 2011/01a Pedestrian Refuges May '11 Jun '11
TDT 2011/02 Use of Portable Speed Hump Devices May '11 -
TDT 2011/03 Communication Modems for Traffic Control Signals May '11 -
TDT 2011/04 Implementation of Revised Pavement Marking Layouts May '11 -
TDT 2011/07 Attachment of Equipment to Traffic Facilities Assets May '11 -
TDT 2011/10 Prequalified retro-reflective raised pavement markers Nov '11 -

2012

Reference Subject Date of original issue Date of last electronic update
TDT 2012/01 Economic Analysis of Traffic Management Projects when using Sidra or Paramics Jul '12 -
TDT 2012/03 Economic Analysis of Closed Circuit Television Cameras Jul '12 -
TDT 2012/05 Pedestrian Bridge Eligibility & Prioritisation Assessment Sep '12 -
TDT 2012/07 Installation of Light Emitting Diode (LED) Traffic Signal Lanterns Sep '12 -
TDT 2012/08 Approval Requirements for New Traffic Assets Sep '12 -
TDT 2012/09 Pavement Depth for Vehicle & Bicycle Loop Detectors Sep '12 -
TDT 2012/10 Energy Management for New Traffic Assets Sep '12 -

2013

Reference Subject Date of original issue Date of last electronic update
TDT 2013/01 Management of changes to a road name for a State Road in NSW Jan '13 -
TDT 2013/02 Management of changes to the Alphanumeric (MAB) Route Marking system in NSW Jan '13 -
TDT 2013/03 Revised Traffic Signal Cable Installation and Connection May '13 -
TDT 2013/04a Guide to Traffic Generating Developments Updated traffic surveys May '13 Aug '13
TDT 2013/05 Continuous footpath treatments Aug '13 -
TDT 2013/06 Provision of Variable Message Signs on motorways for on-road presentation of real time travel time information Aug '13 -
TDT 2013/07 Bus Layover Parking Aug '13 -
TTD 2013/08 Approved Retroreflective Sheeting Materials for Road Signs Oct '13 -

2014

Reference Subject Date of original issue Date of last electronic update
TTD 2014/001 Providing a Clearway Service on a State Road Mar 2014 -
TTD 2014/002 Signposting for Contra-flow Bicycle Facilities Mar 2014 -
TTD 2014/004 Off-road Parking Provision on Narrow Roads Jul 2014 -
TTD 2014/005 Statutory 10 m No Stopping at unsignalised intersections review checklist Aug 2014 -
TTD 2014/006 Variable speed limit signs November 2014 -

2016

Reference Subject Date of original issue Date of last electronic update
TTD 2016/001 Design and Implementation of Shared Zones Including Provision for Parking Mar 2016 -
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