traffic signs

Designer sign - DfT employs Saatchi to create new Clean Air Zone sign

29/11/2018

The new signage (pictured below) that will be employed to warn drivers they are entering a Clean Air Zone has been designed by high end creative agency M&C Saatchi Worldwide.

First full Traffic Signs Manual chapters published

29/11/2018

The first full chapters of the long-awaited Traffic Signs Manual (TSM) have been published.

IHE Traffic Signs Conference - 25 years and still going strong

22/11/2018

Traffic sign expert Simon Morgan of Buchanan Computing, looks back over a generation of the Institute of Highway Engineers' (IHE) Traffic Signs Symposium.

Sad loss for the traffic signs community

11/10/2018

The Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) has announced the recent death of Geoff Bray, an inaugural member of the traffic signs committee that it set up to run its annual conference and other events.

Overview of TSRGD released by DfT

04/05/2016

The Department for Transport (DfT) has released an overview that explains the measures introduced in the 2016 Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions (TSRGD).

New TSRGD comes into force

31/03/2016

The 2016 Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions (TSRGD) will come into force on 22 April.

Councils urged to tread carefully on signage

11/06/2015

Guidance from the Department for Transport (DfT) spells out the legal requirements for variable message signs – and local councils are being urged to ensure all roadside units capable of displaying changing text or pictograms make the grade.

Campaign to highlight what Red X means

12/02/2015

The Highways Agency has launched a campaign that tells drivers what to do when they see a Red X sign displayed after almost a third of road users admitted they did not know. 

Portsmouth gets photographic tourist gateway sign

28/01/2015

Innovative tourist gateway signs featuring a full-colour illustration of an iconic landmark have been unveiled for the first time in Portsmouth.

William Smith helps local council gear up for Tour de France

22/08/2014

William Smith helped to supply North Yorkshire County Council with temporary signage for the Tour de France.

IHE reviewing new TSRGD guidelines

31/07/2014

The Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) is working with the Department for Transport (DfT) to review the new schedules for the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions (TSRGD) to be released next year.

Innovative pole allows for safe maintenance of signs

19/06/2014

Crown International has released computer-generated images of its latest rotating and lowering poles, in response to demand from contractors involved in smart motorway schemes.

Swarco to provide enhanced signage for Manchester

22/04/2014

Enhanced driver information signs supplied by Swarco are set to be used on roads around Manchester.

Association celebrates 80th anniversary

30/01/2014

The Association for Road Traffic Safety and Management (ARTSM) is celebrating its 80th anniversary.

New guidance for tourist signs in Wales

27/09/2013

New Welsh Government guidance has made the application for tourist destination traffic signs simpler and more transparent.

Baker announces major changes to traffic sign regulations

20/09/2013

Transport Minister Norman Baker has announced major changes to traffic sign illumination.

Deadline looming for CE marking

25/06/2013

CE marking for permanent traffic signs will become a legal requirement from next Monday (1 July).

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