Superseded traffic technical documents

This page is the register of superseded Roads and Maritime Services and the former Roads and Traffic Authority's traffic and transport technical manuals.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: TechInfo@rms.nsw.gov.au

Traffic manuals

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Clearways: A Guide for Providing a Clearway Service on a State RoadRMS 14.105Mar '14Jul '18NA
Flashing Arrow Signs, Guide to Use-Jul '93Jun '95Traffic Control at Work Sites
NSW Bicycle GuidelinesRTA Pub 03.286July 2005Oct 2018Withdrawn
Paramics Microsimulation ModellingVersion 1.0May 2009Jan '13Traffic Modelling Guidelines V1.0
Pay ParkingVersion 1.0Oct '94Mar '02Pay Parking V2.0
 Version 2.0Mar '02May '09Pay Parking V3.0
Permit ParkingVersion 1.0Jun '97Aug '01Permit Parking V2.0
 Version 2.0Aug '01Nov '12Permit Parking V3.0
 Version 3.3Mar '15Mar '16Permit Parking V3.4
Regulatory SignsRTA/Pub 01.038Jun '01Feb '09Roads and Maritime Services Road Sign Register
Restricted Parking AreasVersion 1.0Dec '95Sep '03Restricted Parking Areas V2.0
Roundabouts - Pavement Marking ofTTT-029Oct '95Feb '10Delineation Section 11
RTA Guide to Signs and Markings Reference Lists-Feb '09Jan '11RTA Traffic Management Document Reference List
Signs and Markings, Interim Guide to-Nov '78Feb '09Various
Tourist SignpostingVersion 1.0Aug '98Jul '03Tourist Signposting V3.0
 Version 2.0Jul '03Feb '09Tourist Signposting V3.0
Traffic Control at Work SitesVersion 1.0Jun '95Dec '98Traffic Control at Work Sites V4.0
 Version 2.0Dec '98Sep '03Traffic Control at Work Sites V4.0
 Version 3.0Sep '03Jun '10Traffic Control at Work Sites V4.0
Traffic control at work sites Technical ManualVersion 4.0June 2010Jul '18View latest Traffic control at work sites manual - version 5.0
Traffic Facilities Guidelines-Jun '88Jan '11Various
Traffic Signal Practice - Design-Dec '92Feb '08Traffic Signal Design

Technical directions

1992

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Use of Portable Traffic SignalsTD 92/2Jan '92Oct '98Traffic Control at Work Sites
Guidelines for the Assessment of Routes for Operation of 14.5m BusesTD 92/15Jun '92Nov '98TD 98/13
Road Signs & Class of Reflective SheetingTD 92/17Jun '92Jun '06TDT 2009/08
Vehicle/Path Computer ProgramTD 92/24Jul '92Sep '01TDT 2001/06a
Signposting to Advise the Availability of Tourist Radio BroadcastsTD 92/38Dec '92Rescinded Dec '99NA
Information Signs for Road ProjectsTD 92/42 & C 90/14Dec '92--
Zig-Zag Advanced Pavement Markings at Marked FootcrossingsTD 92/43 & TS 88/3Dec '92Apr '08Delineation
Signposting for Regional Shopping CentresTD 92/45 & TS 88/7Dec '92Mar '02Service Signposting
Guidelines for Signposting Associated with Accommodation FacilitiesTD 92/46Dec '92Oct '98Tourist Signposting
Signposting for HospitalsTD 92/47 & TS 90/3Dec '92Dec '10Service Signposting

1993

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Use of Flashing Arrow SignsTD 93/12Jul '93Sep '03Traffic Control at Work Sites

1994

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
RoundaboutsTD 94/17Jul '94Jan '11Guide to Road Design (Austroads)

1995

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Roundabouts - Pavement Marking ofTD 95/9Oct '95Feb '10Delineation Section 11
Restricted Parking AreasTD 95/10Dec '95Jun '03Restricted Parking Areas

1996

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Restricted Parking Areas, AmendmentsTD 96/11Aug '96Jun '03Restricted Parking Areas

1997

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
RoundaboutsTD 97/6Jul '94Jan '11Guide to Road Design (Austroads)
Parking Control Signs - Adoption of Symbolic Period Parking SignsTD 97/7Jun '97Sep '97AS 1742
Plastic Water Filled Devices for Roadwork SitesTD 97/9May '97Jun '03Traffic Control at Work Sites
Permit ParkingTD 97/19Jul '97Mar '02Permit Parking
Parking Control Signs - Adoption of Symbolic Period Parking SignsTD 97/22Sept '97Jan '11AS 1742
Parking Signs, Australian Standard Zone SymbolTD 97/23Sept '97Jan '11AS 1742

1998

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Footpath (Kerb) Extensions at Intersection & Mid-block Locations, including associated Parking RestrictionsTM G98/1Nov '98Jul '02AS 1742
Tactile Ground Surface Indicators at Kerb RampsTM P98/7May '98Dec '00Traffic Signal Design Appendix D
Raised Pavement MarkersTD 98/3Mar '98Jun '02TDT 2009/09
Bus Lanterns at Signalised IntersectionsTD 98/4Apr '98Feb '08Traffic Signal Design
Use of Traffic Calming Devices as Pedestrian CrossingsTD 98/6May '98Jun '01AS 1742
The Use of Waterborne Paints with Large Glass BeadsTD 98/7Jun '98May’ 18Refer to Performance marking specification
Tourist SignpostingTD 98/11Oct '98Jul '03Tourist Signposting
Traffic Control at Work SitesTD 98/16Oct '98Dec '03Traffic Control at Work Sites

1999

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Signs & Markings for Transit LanesTD 99/5Jun '99Sept '11Delineation Section 9
Roadside Services in Remote AreasTM P99/7Dec '99Dec '10Service Signposting
Coloured Pavement for Special Purpose LanesTD 99/9Aug '99Apr '08Delineation Section 3
Enforcement Signs for Roadwork Speed ZonesTD 99/11Nov '99Sep '03Traffic Control at Work Sites
Adoption of the Australian Road RulesTD 99/20Oct '99Jan '11NA
No Standing and No Parking SignsTD 99/21Oct '99Jan '11AS 1742
Scramble Crossing - Signs and MarkingsTD 99/22Oct '99Feb '08Traffic Signal Design
U-Turns at Signalised IntersectionsTD 99/23Oct '99Feb '08Traffic Signal Design
Hook Turn Only Sign at Signalised IntersectionsTD 99/24Oct '99Feb '08Traffic Signal Design
No Hook Turn By BicyclesTD 99/25Oct '99Jan '11AS 1742
Keep Clear Pavement MarkingTD 99/26Oct '99Sept '11Delineation Section 9
Standard Zone Symbol Parking Signs Part 2TD 99/27Oct '99Jan '11AS 1742
No Entry Signs for Road - Related AreasTD 99/28Dec '99Jan '11AS 1742
Use of End Speed Limit SignsTD 99/29Dec '99Apr '09NSW Speed Zoning Guidelines
Bicycle ParkingTD 99/30Dec '99Dec '03NSW Bicycle Guidelines
Safety Zone SignsTD 99/31Dec '99Jan '11AS 1742
Motor Bike ParkingTD 99/32Dec '99Mar '04Parking
Signs for Prohibitions, Designated Paths & Control of Downhill SpeedTD 99/33Dec '99Jan '11AS 1742

2000

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
RTA Bicycle Policy (Grates)TM P00/1Jan '00May '18Austroads Guide to Rd Design
Use of Pre-formed Traffic Signal Detection LoopsTM P00/2Mar '00Apr '10TDT 2010/02
Filming on Major RoadsTM P00/3Dec '00Aug '06Special Events Guide (NSW TMC)
Tactile Indicators at Kerb RampsTM P00/4Dec '00Jul '02Traffic Signal Design Appendix D
Use of Freeway SignsTD 2000/2May '00Jan '11AS 1742
Use of Keep Left Unless Overtaking SignsTD 2000/3May '00Jan '11AS 1742
Traffic Separation using Road Marking MaterialsTD 2000/4May '00Apr '08Delineation Section 4
Truck LanesTD 2000/5May '00Jan '11AS 1742
Shared Zone SignsTD 2000/6Jul '00May '18TTD 2016/01

2001

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Children's Crossings - RTA PolicyTM P01/1Feb '01Jan '11AS 1742
raffic & Transport Technical Directions & ManualsTDT 2001/01TJun '01Jan '11NA
Regulatory SignsTDT 2001/02Jul '01Feb ' 09Roads and Maritime Services Road Sign Register
Signalised Entries to Private Developments - RTA PolicyTDT 2001/03Jun '01Aug '08Traffic Signal Design Section 15
Use of traffic calming devices as pedestrian crossingsTDT 2001/04aJun 2001October 2014TDT 2001/04b
Use of traffic calming devices as pedestrian crossingsTDT 2001/04bOct '14Oct ‘18RMS Supplement to AS1742.10 and TDT 2011/01a
Permit ParkingTDT 2001/05Aug '01Apr '05Permit Parking
AUTOTURN Swept Path Computer ProgramTDT 2001/06aNov '01May '18Austroads Guide to Rd Design
Shared Paths - User Advisory SignsTDT 2001/07aDec '01Nov '03NSW Bicycle Guidelines
Marked Footcrossings at Signalised Intersections - RTA PolicyTDT 2001/08aNov '01Feb '08Traffic Signal Design
Kerbside Linemarking of Parking RestrictionsTDT 2001/09Dec '01Apr '08Delineation Section 4

2002

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
How to Prepare a Bike PlanTDT 2002/01Feb '02Nov '12NA
Signposting of Regional Shopping Centres - RTA PolicyTDT 2002/02Mar '02Dec '10Service Signposting
Educational Institutions, Signposting of - RTA PolicyTDT 2002/03Mar '02Dec '10Service Signposting
How to Prepare a Pedestrian Access and Mobility PlanTDT 2002/04Feb '02May '18Refer to How to Prepare a Pedestrian Access and Mobility Plan
Pay ParkingTDT 2002/05Mar '02May '09Pay Parking
Traffic Light Inventory - RTA PolicyTDT 2002/06Apr '02Jun '03TDT 2003/03
Kerb RampsTDT 2002/08Jul '02Aug '08Traffic Signal Design
Prequalified Raised Pavement MarkersTDT 2002/09Jun '02Jun '03TDT 2009/09
Pedestrian RefugesTDT 2002/10Jul '02Jan '11AS 1742 & TDT2011/01
Use of Variable Message Signs (VMS)- RTA PolicyTDT 2002/11cJul '02Dec '10TDT 2010/07
Replacement of Traffic Controller Ahead Symbolic SignsTDT 2002/13Dec '02Apr '06Traffic Control at Work Sites
Replacement of Tar Spraying SignsTDT 2002/14Dec '02Apr '06Traffic Control at Work Sites

2003

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Prequalified Raised Pavement MarkersTDT 2003/01Jun '03Nov '04TDT 2009/09
Plastic Water Filled Devices for Roadwork SitesTDT 2003/02Jun '03Apr '06Traffic Control at Work Sites
Restricted Parking AreasTDT 2003/05Jun '03May '18Refer to Restricted Parking Areas
Tourist SignpostingTDT 2003/06Jul '03Feb '09Tourist Signposting
Light Emitting Diode (LED) Traffic Signal LanternsTDT 2003/07Oct '03 - Superseded (See TDT 2005/04)Jul '05TDT 2008/05a
NSW Bicycle GuidelinesTDT 2003/08Dec '03May '18Refer to NSW Bicycle Guidelines
Traffic Control at Work SitesTDT 2003/09Dec '03Apr '06Traffic Control at Work Sites

2004

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Use of Class 1 Retroreflective Sheeting on Roadworks SignsTDT 2004/01aApr '04May '18Traffic Control at Work Sites, IC-QA-3400
Prequalified Raised Pavement MarkersTDT 2004/03aNov '04Jul '05TDT 2011/10

2005

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Planning guidelines for walking and cyclingTDT 2005/01 (PN 027G)Mar '05Oct ’18How to Prepare a Bike plan, Transport for NSW – Sydney’s Walking Future & Sydney’s Cycling Future
Guidelines for the location and placement of variable message signsTDT 2005/02bDec 2008Jul 2016Refer RMS Supplement to AGTMp10
Guidelines for the Selection of Bus Priority Enforcement Camera SitesTDT 2005/03May '05Oct '10TDT 2010/04
Installation of Light Emitting Diode (LED) Traffic Signal LanternsTDT 2005/04Jul '05Dec '08TDT 2008/05
Prequalified Retroreflective Raised Pavement MarkersTDT 2005/05Jul '05Oct '09TDT 2011/10
Toll Charge SignpostingTDT 2005/06Oct '05Jul '07Guide Signposting
Transport Interchanges SignpostingTDT 2005/07Oct '05Dec '10Service Signposting

2006

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Design Vehicles and Turning Path TemplatesTDT 2006/01Feb '06May '18Austroads Guide to Rd Design
Traffic Control at Work Sites Manual AmendmentTDT 2006/02Apr '06Jul '10TDT 2010/03
Approved Retro-reflective Sheeting Materials for Road SignsTDT 2006/03Jun '06Feb '07TDT 2009/08
Temporary Roadwork Speed ZonesTDT 2006/04Sep '06Jun '10Traffic Control at Work Sites
Guidelines for the Signposting of Accommodation FacilitiesTDT 2006/06bOct '06Dec '10Service Signposting
A Guide to the Delegation to Councils for the Regulation of Traffic (including the operation of Traffic Committees)TDT 2006/07Nov '06May '18Refer to Guide to the Delegation to Councils for the Regulation of Traffic

2007

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Use of Fluorescent Material for Road SignsTDT 2007/01Jan '07May '18IC-QA-3400
Approved Retro-reflective Sheeting Materials for Road SignsTDT 2007/02Feb '07Sep '08TDT 2012/06
New Sign for Use in Roadwork Speed ZonesTDT 2007/03Jul '07Jun '10Traffic Control at Work Sites
Guidelines for the implementation of on-street car share parkingTDT 2007/04Sept '07Oct '18TDT 2018/001

2008

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Use of portable variable message signs with radar speed indicatorsTDT 2008/01Sep '08July 16Refer RMS Supplement to AGTMp10
Approved Retro-reflective Sheeting Materials for Road SignsTDT 2008/02Sep '08Oct '09TDT 2011/10
Installation of Light Emitting Diode (LED) Traffic Signal LanternsTDT 2008/05Sep '12-TDT 2012/07

2009

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Use of Austroads and Australian Standards DocumentsTDT 2009/01Feb '09Jan '11NA
Interim Guide to Signs & Markings - Withdrawal from UseTDT 2009/02Feb '09Jan '11NA
Implementation of new intersection layout at traffic signalsTDT 2009/03bOct '09Oct ’18Traffic Signal Design
Use of type approved illuminated flashing arrow signsTDT 2009/04Jun '09Oct ‘18Traffic Control at Work Sites
Renumbering of Traffic Controller Ahead (Symbolic) signTDT 2009/05Jun '09Jun '10Traffic Control at Work Sites
Approved Retro-reflective Sheeting Materials for Road SignsTDT 2009/08Aug '09Sep '12TDT 2012/06
Prequalified Retro-reflective Raised Pavement MarkersTDT 2009/09Oct '09Nov '11TDT 2011/10

2010

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Use of variable message signsTDT 2010/07Dec '10July 16Refer RMS Supplement to AGTMp10
Traffic control at work sitesTDT 2010/03Jul '10Oct ‘18-

2011

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Implementation of revised pavement marking layoutsTDT 2011/04May '11Oct ‘18-
Approval Requirements for New Traffic AssetsTDT 2011/05May '11Sep '12TDT 2012/08
Use of Uninterrupted Power Supply for Traffic SignalsTDT 2011/06Nov ‘06May ’16Traffic Signal Design (Section 3)
Use of Type Approved Portable Variable Message SignsTDT 2011/08Jun '11Jul '12-
Footway Parking SchemesTDT 2011/09Jul '11Aug '12TDT 2012/04

2012

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Economic analysis of variable message signsTDT 2012/02Jul '12July 16Refer RMS Supplement to AGTMp10
Footway Parking SchemesTDT 2012/04Aug '12Sep '13-
Approved Retroreflective Sheeting Materials for Road SignsTDT 2012/06Sep '12Oct '13TDT 2013/08

2014

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Design and implementation of shared zones including provision for parkingTTD 2014/003Jul ‘14Feb ’16TTD 2016/001
Providing a Clearway Service on a State RoadTTD 2014/001Mar '14May '18Refer to Clearways Guideline

Miscellaneous

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Use of large glass beads in linemarkingN/A-May '18Refer to Performance marking specification

Traffic policies

1999

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
RTA bicycle policyP99/04Oct'99Oct ’18Transport for NSW – Sydney’s Cycling Future
Significant roadside environment area signsP99/06Dec '99Oct ‘18Refer to Roadsides Environment Committee

2005

DocumentReferenceDate of original issueDate supersededLatest Reference
Planning for walking and cycling policyPN 027Mar '05Oct ’18How to Prepare a Bike plan, Transport for NSW – Sydney’s Walking Future & Sydney’s Cycling Future
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