Volume 1 of the Manual contains detailed signing policy and design principles. The content of Volume 1 provides an in depth description of the road traffic sign system and working detail on the use of each individual component of the system.
The Chapters are as follows:- Ch1: General Principles, Ch2: Regulatory Signs, Ch3: Warning Signs, Ch4: Guidance Signs, Ch5: Information Signs, Ch6: Traffic Signals, Ch7: Road Markings, Ch8: Navigational Aids, Ch9: Variable Message Signs, Ch10: Glossary of Terms, Ch11: Index
Volume 2 covers the collective application of signs, marking, and signals for specific subject areas such as traffic accommodation at roadworks, tourism signing, public transport signing and signing for the control of heavy vehicles.
The Chapters are as follows:- Ch1: Introduction, Ch2: Road Marking Application, Ch3: Regulatory and Warning Signs and Marking Applications, Ch4: Tourism Signing, Ch5: Freeway Signing, Ch6: Toll Route Signing, Ch7: Signing for Railway Crossings, Ch8: Public Transport Signing, Ch9: Urban Guidance Signing, Ch10: Rural Junction Signing, Ch11: Signing for Heavy Vehicles, Ch12: Signing for Traffic Calming, Ch13: Roadworks Signing, Ch14: Signing for Pedestrian Environments, Ch15: Structural Design of Road Signs, Ch16: Road Signs Management, Ch17: Sign Face Materials, Ch18: Road Marking Materials, Ch19: Variable Message Signs
Volume 3 provides in depth detail on the selection, installation, operation and control methods for traffic signals.
The Chapters are as follows:- Ch1: Traffic Signal Control, Ch2: Traffic Signal Warrants, Ch3: Traffic Signal Faces, Ch4: Pedestrian and Pedal Cyclist Signals, Ch5: Junction Layout, Ch6: Signal Timing & Phasing, Ch7: Vehicle-Actuated Control, Ch8: Vehicle-Responsive Control, Ch9: Area Traffic Control, Ch10: Vehicle Priority, Ch11: Individual Vehicle Control Signals, Ch12: Signals at Roadworks, Ch13: Lane Direction Control Signals, Ch14: Railway Crossing Signals, Ch15: Hand & Other Signals, Ch16: Light Signals & Posts, Ch17: Facilities for Disabled Users, Ch18: Traffic Signal Controllers, Ch19: Central Control System, Ch20: Detectors, Ch21: Automated Law Enforcement, Ch22: Power Supply, Ch23: Responsibilities & Duties, Ch24: Risk Management, Ch25: Manpower Requirements, Ch26: Traffic Signal Installation, Ch27: Removal of Traffic Signals, Ch28: Traffic Signal Maintenance, Ch29: Signal Timing Upgrading, Ch30: Traffic Signal Records, Ch31: Contracts, Ch32: Annual Reports