Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016: an overview

Overview of TSRGD 2016 which prescribes the design and conditions of use of traffic signs on or near roads in England, Scotland and Wales.



Circular about Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions (TSRGD) 2016 for England, Scotland and Wales.

The circular explains:

  • the structure of the regulations
  • provides examples demonstrating how the guidance works
  • what the changes mean at practitioner level
  • shows the relationship between current and previous regulation

The circular is to be read by people:

  • designing and implementing traffic management schemes
  • involved in road traffic regulation generally

in conjunction with the TSRGD.

The TSRGD 2016 regulations prescribes the:

  • designs
  • conditions

of use for traffic signs including road markings, traffic signals, pedestrian, cycle and equestrian crossings used on or near roads.