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Safety at Street Works and Road Works: A Code of Practice

Published in October 2013, 'Safety at Street Works and Road Works - A Code of Practice' came into force on 1 October 2014. It covers all of the UK and includes national variations....more

Know Your Traffic Signs: Book

This handy reference title illustrates and explains the vast majority of traffic signs that a road user is likely to encounter. ...more

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Code of Practice for the Co-ordination of Street Works and Works for Road Purposes and Related Matters 4th edition (revised October 2012)

This code of practice provides practical guidance and advice for street authorities and undertakers in England on their legal responsibilities in relation to street or highway works including:...more

Shared Use Routes for Pedestrians and Cyclists: Local Transport Note 1/12

Shared use routes are designed to accommodate the movement of pedestrians and cyclists. This Local Transport Note (LTN) 1/12 Shared Use Routes for Pedestrians and Cyclists focuses on routes within built-up areas where the predominant function of the route is for utility transport, and where use by ...more

Carriage of Dangerous Goods: Approved Derogations and Transitional Provisions

This document is issued in accordance with regulation 11(3) of the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009 as amended (CDG 2009); regulation 8(3) of the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable ...more

Shared Space: Local Transport Note 1/11

'Shared Space' is a design approach that seeks to change the way streets operate by reducing the dominance of motor vehicles, primarily through lower speeds and encouraging drivers to behave more accommodatingly towards pedestrians. ...more

Management of Electronic Traffic Equipment: A Code of Practice

'Management of Electronic Traffic Equipment: A Code of Practice' contains important guidance for local authorities that own and operate electronic traffic equipment on their network. ...more

Bus Services after the Spending Review: HC 750, Eighth Report of Session 2010-12 - Volume I: Report, Together with Formal Minutes, Oral and Written Evidence

'Bus Services after the Spending Review (HC 750)' reports the Transport Committee's findings that extensive cuts to rural, evening and weekend bus services are damaging the ability of many people - especially the old, young or disabled - ...more

Specification for Reinstatement of Openings in Highways: Third Edition - valid from 1 October 2010

Prepared by the Department for Transport, the 'Specification for the Reinstatement of Openings in Highways' sets out the statutory requirements for materials, performance and standards of workmanship for use in association with street works by utilities and other undertakers with apparatus in the street....more

Traffic Signs Manual
To view the Traffic Signs Manual - produced jointly by the Department for Transport, the Scottish Executive, the National Assembly for Wales, and the Department for Regional Development (Northern Ireland) - please visit the Traffic Signs page within the Construction, Engineering & Planning area of this site.
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