Superseded traffic technical documents

This page is the register of superseded Roads and Maritime Services and the former Roads and Traffic Authority's traffic and transport technical manuals.

Please note that this register is continually being updated.

For further information contact: technical.directions.publication@rms.nsw.gov.au

Traffic manuals

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
Flashing Arrow Signs, Guide to Use-Jul '93Jun '95 / Traffic Control at Work Sites
Paramics Microsimulation ModellingVersion 1.0May 2009Jan '13 / Traffic Modelling Guidelines V1.0
Pay ParkingVersion 1.0Oct '94Mar '02 / Pay Parking V2.0
 Version 2.0Mar '02May '09 / Pay Parking V3.0
Permit ParkingVersion 1.0Jun '97Aug '01 / Permit Parking V2.0
 Version 2.0Aug '01Nov '12 / Permit Parking V3.0
 Version 3.3Mar '15Mar '16 / Permit Parking V3.4
Regulatory SignsRTA/Pub 01.038Jun '01Feb '09 / Roads and Maritime Services Road Sign Register
Restricted Parking AreasVersion 1.0Dec '95Sep '03 / Restricted Parking Areas V2.0
Roundabouts - Pavement Marking ofTTT-029Oct '95Feb '10 / Delineation Section 11
RTA Guide to Signs and Markings Reference Lists-Feb '09Jan '11 / RTA Traffic Management Document Reference List
Signs and Markings, Interim Guide to-Nov '78Feb '09 / Various
Tourist SignpostingVersion 1.0Aug '98Jul '03 / Tourist Signposting V3.0
 Version 2.0Jul '03Feb '09 / Tourist Signposting V3.0
Traffic Control at Work SitesVersion 1.0Jun '95Dec '98 / Traffic Control at Work Sites V4.0
 Version 2.0Dec '98Sep '03 / Traffic Control at Work Sites V4.0
 Version 3.0Sep '03Jun '10 / Traffic Control at Work Sites V4.0
Traffic Facilities Guidelines-Jun '88Jan '11 / Various
Traffic Signal Practice - Design-Dec '92Feb '08 / Traffic Signal Design

Technical directions

1992

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
TD 92/2Use of Portable Traffic SignalsJan '92Oct '98 / Traffic Control at Work Sites
TD 92/15Guidelines for the Assessment of Routes for Operation of 14.5m BusesJun '92Nov '98 / TD 98/13
TD 92/17Road Signs & Class of Reflective SheetingJun '92Jun '06 / TDT 2009/08
TD 92/24Vehicle/Path Computer ProgramJul '92Sep '01 / TDT 2001/06a
TD 92/38Signposting to Advise the Availability of Tourist Radio BroadcastsDec '92Rescinded Dec '99 / NA
TD 92/42 & C 90/14Information Signs for Road ProjectsDec '92-
TD 92/43 & TS 88/3Zig-Zag Advanced Pavement Markings at Marked FootcrossingsDec '92Apr '08 / Delineation
TD 92/45 & TS 88/7Signposting for Regional Shopping CentresDec '92Mar '02 / Service Signposting
TD 92/46Guidelines for Signposting Associated with Accommodation FacilitiesDec '92Oct '98 / Tourist Signposting
TD 92/47 & TS 90/3Signposting for HospitalsDec '92Dec '10 / Service Signposting

1993

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
TD 93/12Use of Flashing Arrow SignsJul '93Sep '03 / Traffic Control at Work Sites

1994

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
TD 94/17RoundaboutsJul '94Jan '11 / Guide to Road Design (Austroads)

1995

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
TD 95/9Roundabouts - Pavement Marking ofOct '95Feb '10 / Delineation Section 11
TD 95/10Restricted Parking AreasDec '95Jun '03 / Restricted Parking Areas

1996

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
TD 96/11Restricted Parking Areas, AmendmentsAug '96Jun '03 / Restricted Parking Areas

1997

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
TD 97/6RoundaboutsJul '94Jan '11 / Guide to Road Design (Austroads)
TD 97/7Parking Control Signs - Adoption of Symbolic Period Parking SignsJun '97Sep '97 / AS 1742
TD 97/9Plastic Water Filled Devices for Roadwork SitesMay '97Jun '03 / Traffic Control at Work Sites
TD 97/19Permit ParkingJul '97Mar '02 / Permit Parking
TD 97/22Parking Control Signs - Adoption of Symbolic Period Parking SignsSept '97Jan '11 / AS 1742
TD 97/23Parking Signs, Australian Standard Zone SymbolSept '97Jan '11 / AS 1742

1998

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
TM G98/1Footpath (Kerb) Extensions at Intersection & Mid-block Locations, including associated Parking RestrictionsNov '98Jul '02 / AS 1742
TM P98/7Tactile Ground Surface Indicators at Kerb RampsMay '98Dec '00 / Traffic Signal Design Appendix D
TD 98/3Raised Pavement MarkersMar '98Jun '02 / TDT 2009/09
TD 98/4Bus Lanterns at Signalised IntersectionsApr '98Feb '08 / Traffic Signal Design
TD 98/6Use of Traffic Calming Devices as Pedestrian CrossingsMay '98Jun '01 / AS 1742
TD 98/11Tourist SignpostingOct '98Jul '03 / Tourist Signposting
TD 98/16Traffic Control at Work SitesOct '98Dec '03 / Traffic Control at Work Sites

1999

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
TD 99/5Signs & Markings for Transit LanesJun '99Sept '11 / Delineation Section 9
TM P99/7Roadside Services in Remote AreasDec '99Dec '10 / Service Signposting
TD 99/9Coloured Pavement for Special Purpose LanesAug '99Apr '08 / Delineation Section 3
TD 99/11Enforcement Signs for Roadwork Speed ZonesNov '99Sep '03 / Traffic Control at Work Sites
TD 99/20Adoption of the Australian Road RulesOct '99Jan '11 / NA
TD 99/21No Standing and No Parking SignsOct '99Jan '11 / As 1742
TD 99/22Scramble Crossing - Signs and MarkingsOct '99Feb '08 / Traffic Signal Design
TD 99/23U-Turns at Signalised IntersectionsOct '99Feb '08 / Traffic Signal Design
TD 99/24Hook Turn Only Sign at Signalised IntersectionsOct '99Feb '08 / Traffic Signal Design
TD 99/25No Hook Turn By BicyclesOct '99Jan '11 / AS 1742
TD 99/26Keep Clear Pavement MarkingOct '99Sept '11 / Delineation Section 9
TD 99/27Standard Zone Symbol Parking Signs Part 2Oct '99Jan '11 / AS 1742
TD 99/28No Entry Signs for Road - Related AreasDec '99Jan '11 / AS 1742
TD 99/29Use of End Speed Limit SignsDec '99Apr '09 / NSW Speed Zoning Guidelines
TD 99/30Bicycle ParkingDec '99Dec '03 / NSW Bicycle Guidelines
TD 99/31Safety Zone SignsDec '99Jan '11 / AS 1742
TD 99/32Motor Bike ParkingDec '99Mar '04 / Parking
TD 99/33Signs for Prohibitions, Designated Paths & Control of Downhill SpeedDec '99Jan '11 / AS 1742

2000

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
TM P00/2Use of Pre-formed Traffic Signal Detection LoopsMar '00Apr '10 / TDT 2010/02
TM P00/3Filming on Major RoadsDec '00Aug '06 / Special Events Guide (NSW TMC)
TM P00/4Tactile Indicators at Kerb RampsDec '00Jul '02 / Traffic Signal Design Appendix D
TD 2000/2Use of Freeway SignsMay '00Jan '11 / AS 1742
TD 2000/3Use of Keep Left Unless Overtaking SignsMay '00Jan '11 / AS 1742
TD 2000/4Traffic Separation using Road Marking MaterialsMay '00Apr '08 / Delineation Section 4
TD 2000/5Truck LanesMay '00Jan '11 / AS 1742

2001

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
TM P01/1Children's Crossings - RTA PolicyFeb '01Jan '11 / AS 1742
TDT 2001/01Traffic & Transport Technical Directions & ManualsJun '01Jan '11 / NA
TDT 2001/02Regulatory SignsJul '01Feb ' 09 / Roads and Maritime Services Road Sign Register
TDT 2001/03Signalised Entries to Private Developments - RTA PolicyJun '01Aug '08 / Traffic Signal Design Section 15
TDT 2001/04aUse of traffic calming devices as pedestrian crossingsJun 2001October 2014 / TDT 2001/04b
TDT 2001/05Permit ParkingAug '01Apr '05 / Permit Parking
TDT 2001/07aShared Paths - User Advisory SignsDec '01Nov '03 / NSW Bicycle Guidelines
TDT 2001/08aMarked Footcrossings at Signalised Intersections - RTA PolicyNov '01Feb '08 / Traffic Signal Design
TDT 2001/09Kerbside Linemarking of Parking RestrictionsDec '01Apr '08 / Delineation Section 4

2002

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
TDT 2002/01How to Prepare a Bike PlanFeb '02Nov '12 / NA
TDT 2002/02Signposting of Regional Shopping Centres - RTA PolicyMar '02Dec '10 / Service Signposting
TDT 2002/03Educational Institutions, Signposting of - RTA PolicyMar '02Dec '10 / Service Signposting
TDT 2002/05Pay ParkingMar '02May '09 / Pay Parking
TDT 2002/06Traffic Light Inventory - RTA PolicyApr '02Jun '03 / TDT 2003/03
TDT 2002/08Kerb RampsJul '02Aug '08 / Traffic Signal Design
TDT 2002/09Prequalified Raised Pavement MarkersJun '02Jun '03 / TDT 2009/09
TDT 2002/10Pedestrian RefugesJul '02Jan '11 / AS 1742 & TDT2011/01
TDT 2002/11cUse of Variable Message Signs (VMS)- RTA PolicyJul '02Dec '10 / TDT 2010/07
TDT 2002/13Replacement of Traffic Controller Ahead Symbolic SignsDec '02Apr '06 / Traffic Control at Work Sites
TDT 2002/14Replacement of Tar Spraying SignsDec '02Apr '06 / Traffic Control at Work Sites

2003

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
TDT 2003/01Prequalified Raised Pavement MarkersJun '03Nov '04 / TDT 2009/09
TDT 2003/02Plastic Water Filled Devices for Roadwork SitesJun '03Apr '06 / Traffic Control at Work Sites
TDT 2003/06Tourist SignpostingJul '03Feb '09 / Tourist Signposting
TDT 2003/07Light Emitting Diode (LED) Traffic Signal LanternsOct '03 - Superseded (See TDT 2005/04)Jul '05 / TDT 2008/05a
TDT 2003/09Traffic Control at Work SitesDec '03Apr '06 / Traffic Control at Work Sites

2004

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
TDT 2004/03aPrequalified Raised Pavement MarkersNov '04Jul '05 / TDT 2011/10

2005

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
TDT 2005/02bGuidelines for the location and placement of variable message signsDec 2008Jul 2016. Refer RMS Supplement to AGTMp10.
TDT 2005/03Guidelines for the Selection of Bus Priority Enforcement Camera SitesMay '05Oct '10 / TDT 2010/04
TDT 2005/04Installation of Light Emitting Diode (LED) Traffic Signal LanternsJul '05Dec '08 / TDT 2008/05
TDT 2005/05Prequalified Retroreflective Raised Pavement MarkersJul '05Oct '09 / TDT 2011/10
TDT 2005/06Toll Charge SignpostingOct '05Jul '07 / Guide Signposting
TDT 2005/07Transport Interchanges SignpostingOct '05Dec '10 / Service Signposting

2006

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
TDT 2006/02Traffic Control at Work Sites Manual AmendmentApr '06Jul '10 / TDT 2010/03
TDT 2006/03Approved Retro-reflective Sheeting Materials for Road SignsJun '06Feb '07 / TDT 2009/08
TDT 2006/04Temporary Roadwork Speed ZonesSep '06Jun '10 / Traffic Control at Work Sites
TDT 2006/06bGuidelines for the Signposting of Accommodation FacilitiesOct '06Dec '10 / Service Signposting

2007

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
TDT 2007/02Approved Retro-reflective Sheeting Materials for Road SignsFeb '07Sep '08 / TDT 2012/06
TDT 2007/03New Sign for Use in Roadwork Speed ZonesJul '07Jun '10 / Traffic Control at Work Sites

2008

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
TDT 2008/02Approved Retro-reflective Sheeting Materials for Road SignsSep '08Oct '09 / TDT 2011/10
TDT 2008/05Installation of Light Emitting Diode (LED) Traffic Signal LanternsSep '12 / TDT 2012/07-

2009

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
TDT 2009/01Use of Austroads and Australian Standards DocumentsFeb '09Jan '11 / NA
TDT 2009/02Interim Guide to Signs & Markings - Withdrawal from UseFeb '09Jan '11 / NA
TDT 2009/05Renumbering of Traffic Controller Ahead (Symbolic) signJun '09Jun '10 / Traffic Control at Work Sites
TDT 2009/08Approved Retro-reflective Sheeting Materials for Road SignsAug '09Sep '12 / TDT 2012/06
TDT 2009/09Prequalified Retro-reflective Raised Pavement MarkersOct '09Nov '11 / TDT 2011/10

2010

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
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2011

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
TDT 2011/05Approval Requirements for New Traffic AssetsMay '11Sep '12 / TDT 2012/08
TDT 2011/06Use of Uninterrupted Power Supply for Traffic SignalsNov ‘06May ’16 / Traffic Signal Design (Section 3)
TDT 2011/08Use of Type Approved Portable Variable Message SignsJun '11Jul '12
TDT 2011/09Footway Parking SchemesJul '11Aug '12 / TDT 2012/04

2012

ReferenceSubjectDate of original issueDate superseded / Latest Reference
TDT 2012/04Footway Parking SchemesAug '12Sep '13
TDT 2012/06Approved Retroreflective Sheeting Materials for Road SignsSep '12Oct '13 / TDT 2013/08
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