An Introduction To The Use Of Portable Vehicular Signals
- Department for Transport (DfT)
- TSO (The Stationery Office)
An Introduction to the use of portable Vehicular Signals is for those with specific responsibility for portable vehicular signals at street works and road works. It provides a succinct introduction to the material found in Chapter 8 of the Traffic Signs Manual and to Safety at Street Works and Road Works: A Code of Practice.
This latest version has been improved by including two updated TALs and features a spiral binding for ease of use in the field. It explains the objectives behind the workings regarding the safe and efficient use of vehicle actuated traffic signs.
This booklet is spiral bound along the top edge and the cover is laminated for ease of use at road works sites
Explanation of the road works signalling system: signal heads, cabling, radio control and energy sources
How and where to set up portable vehicular signals, such as 'WAIT HERE' and 'RAMP' signs
Vehicle actuation controller operation, including the use of MVDs (Microwave Vehicle Detectors)
Equipment checklist, trouble-shooting guide and where to look for further advice
In addition to the core content, this latest impression includes two DfT Transport Advisory Leaflets (TALs), both updated in December 2015:
Portable Traffic Signals for the Control of Vehicular Traffic
Signal-controlled Pedestrian Facilities at Portable Traffic Signals
|Format||Paperback, Spiral-bound||Published||29 Feb 2016|
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