Traffic and transport technical directions

These documents are Roads and Maritime Services complementary documents to the Austroads Guide to Traffic Management and the Australian Standards AS1742, 1743 & 2890.

View the list of superseded and withdrawn traffic technical documents.


All RTA traffic related documents which were current on 1 November 2011 will still apply until they have either been replaced by a Roads and Maritime Services document or superseded. Electronic copies of the documents listed are available for viewing, downloading or printing.

Technical directions

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TTD 2020/01, Harmonisation of alpha numeric route markers with Australian Standard AS 1742.15 323Kb
TETD 2019/04, Use of Temporary Portable Rumble Strips in single lane operation 728Kb
TETD 2019/03, Use of Portable Boom Barriers 513Kb
TETD 2019/02, Use of Type 1 (Manual) Portable Traffic Signal Systems 182Kb
TETD 2019/01, Installation of Audio Tactile Line Marking 335Kb
TTD 2019/001, Combined pedestrian and bicycle lanterns 158Kb
TTD 2018/002, Traffic Signals in Microsimulation Modelling 1.1Mb
TTD 2018/001, Guidelines for on-street fixed space car share parking 125Kb
TTD 2017/001, Operational modelling reporting structure 106Kb
TTD 2017/002, Special purpose lanes for trams - signage and line marking 164Kb
TTD 2016/001, Design and implementation of shared zones including provision for parking 609Kb
ATD 2015/01, Prequalified Retroreflective Raised Pavement Markers 136Kb
TTD 2014/006, Variable speed limit signs 83.9Kb
TTD 2014/005, Statutory 10 m No Stopping at unsignalised intersections review checklist 47.6Kb
TTD 2014/004, Off-road parking provision on narrow roads 125Kb
TTD 2014/002, Signposting for Contra-flow Bicycle Facilities 274Kb
TTD 2013/08, Approved Retroreflective Sheeting Materials for Road Signs 92.9Kb
TDT 2013/07 Bus Layover Parking 89.8Kb
TDT 2013/06, Provision of Variable Message Signs on motorways for on-road presentation of real time travel time information 135Kb
TDT 2013/05, Continuous footpath treatments 98.96Kb
TDT 2013/04a, Guide to Traffic Generating Developments Updated traffic surveys 494Kb
TDT 2013/03, Revised Traffic Signal Cable Installation and Connection 153Kb
TDT 2013/01, Management of changes to a road name for a State Road in NSW 2.12Mb
TDT 2012/10, Energy Management for New Traffic Assets 64.97Kb
TDT 2012/09, Pavement Depth for Vehicle & Bicycle Loop Detectors 427Kb
TDT 2012/08, Approval Requirements for New Traffic Assets 211Kb
TDT 2012/07, Installation of Light Emitting Diode (LED) Traffic Signal Lanterns 58.6Kb
TDT 2012/03, Economic Analysis of Closed Circuit Television Cameras 53.1Kb
TDT 2012/01, Economic Analysis of Traffic Management projects when using Sidra or Paramics 50.6Kb
TDT 2011/07, Attachment of Equipment to Traffic Facilities Assets 70.2Kb
TDT 2011/03, Communication Modems for Traffic Control Signals 56.1Kb
TDT 2011/01a, Pedestrian Refuges 974Kb
TDT 2010/06, Use of Ground Mounted Controllers for Pedestrian or Small Traffic Signal Sites 47.99Kb
TDT 2010/05, Signposting of Truck Parking Areas and Bus Parking Areas on Freeways/Motorways 271Kb
TDT 2010/04, Guidelines for the Selection of Bus Priority Enforcement Camera Sites 61.8Kb
TDT 2009/07, Police Speed Enforcement or Presence on RTA Work Sites 103Kb
TDT 2009/06, Bicycle Storage Areas and Advanced Bicycle Stop Lines 100Kb
TDT 2008/06, Guidelines for the Use of 'No Stopping Taxis Excepted 1 Minute Limit' Zones and Signposting 149Kb
TDT 2008/04a, Land Use Development Assessment - RTA Guidelines 55.4Kb
TDT 2008/03, Use of Traffic Management Equipment on Multi-function Poles 67.1Kb
TDT 2006/05, Signposting for Temporary Rural Road Closures 350Kb
TDT 2004/02, Motor Bike Parking 74.7Kb
TDT 2003/04, Traffic Facilities Inventory 147Kb
TDT 2003/03, Traffic Light Inventory 52.5Kb
TD 2003/RS01, Signposting of Rest Areas, Driver Reviver Sites and other Rest Stops 3.7Mb
TDT 2002/12c, Stopping and Parking Restrictions at Intersections and Crossings 1.83Mb
TM P99/2, Banners on bridges 173Kb
TD 93/21, Road Lighting Installations, Requirements for Design of RTA 9.85Kb


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