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AS 1742.5:2017


Manual of uniform traffic control devices, Part 5: Street name and community facility name signs

Specifies requirements for the design and use of street name and community facility name signs on all types of roads except expressway type roads.
Published: 10/05/2017
Pages: 36
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Table of contents
Cited references
Content history
Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Objective
1.3 Referenced documents
1.4 Definitions
1.5 House number signs on kerbs
2 Street name signs
2.1 General
2.2 Shape and size
2.3 Sign layout and permitted information
2.4 Logos on signs
2.5 Lettering and numerals
2.6 Colour
2.7 Reflectorization and illumination
2.8 Mounting height
2.9 Location
2.9.1 General
2.9.2 Lateral placement
2.9.3 Locations
2.10 Orientation
2.11 Additional street naming on arterial roads in urban areas
2.11.1 Advance street name signing
2.11.2 Signs for service road openings
2.11.3 Signs within major intersections
2.11.4 Signs at large roundabouts
2.11.5 Cross street naming at grade separations
3 Community facility name signs
3.1 General
3.2 Avoiding sign proliferation
3.3 Shape, size and permitted information
3.4 Mounting height
3.5 Location, orientation, colours and reflectivity
3.5.1 Location and orientation
3.5.2 Colours and reflectivity
3.6 Tourist facilities
3.7 Pedestrian direction signs
3.8 Signposting to major facilities
Appendix A
A1 Road name selection
A1.1 Uniqueness
A1.2 Sources of names
A1.3 Propriety
A1.4 Communication
A1.5 Spelling
A1.6 Form
A1.7 Additional suffix or prefix
A2 Street type selection
A2.1 Selection principles
A2.2 Suitable street types
A3 Signboard length
Appendix B
B1 Options for how to indicate a local government area
B2 Letter series and legibility
B3 Limits on the use of logos
Appendix C
C1 General requirements
C2 Application
C3 Location
Appendix D
Appendix E
Appendix F
Cited references in this standard
Rural and urban addressing
[Available Superseded]
Retroreflective materials and devices for road traffic control purposes, Part 1: Retroreflective sheeting
Interchange of client information
Standard alphabets for road signs
Road signs — Specifications
Content history
DR AS 1742.5:2016