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TSM Chapter 5 Road markings
Sets out the requirements for road markings, as directed by the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016, as amended. Details the format, use, visibility, colours, reflectorisation and working drawings. Covers: longitudinal lines, double white lines, road studs, major/minor junctions, roundabouts, grade separated junctions, yellow box junction markings, arrows and lane destinations, traffic calming, worded and diagrammatic markings, materials and maintenance. Appendix A includes variations for Northern Ireland.
Supersedes Traffic Signs Manual. Chapter 5 Road markings (DfT, 2003). First published 2019. First edition 1980. Jointly published by Department for Transport, Department for Infrastructure (Northern Ireland), Scottish Government and Welsh Government.
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