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The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2002

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Light signals for the control of vehicular traffic—standard form

33.  (1)  Subject to regulation 34, light signals for the control of vehicular traffic (other than tramcars) at junctions, at places where the headroom or the width of the road is permanently restricted, or at signal-controlled crossing facilities—

(a)shall be of the size, colour and type shown in diagram 3000, 3000.7, 3000.8, 3000.9 or 3000.10;

(b)shall be illuminated in the sequence prescribed by paragraph (3); and

(c)shall have ES compliant signal heads.

(2) Light signals for the control of vehicular traffic consisting exclusively of pedal cycles—

(a)shall be of the size, colour and type shown in diagram 3000.2;

(b)shall be illuminated in the sequence prescribed by paragraph (3); and

(c)shall have ES compliant signal heads.

(3) The sequence of illumination of the lights shown by the signals prescribed by paragraphs (1) and (2) shall be as follows—

(a)red,

(b)red and amber together,

(c)green,

(d)amber.

(4) Where the light signals are varied as prescribed by regulation 34, one or more green arrows shown in diagram 3001.2 or 3001.3 may be illuminated whilst any of the lights referred to in paragraph (3) are illuminated.

(5) For the purposes of these Regulations a signal head is “ES compliant” if, in relation to each aspect of its performance specified in column (2) of an item in the Table, it complies with the requirement or test specification of European Standard EN12368: 2000 specified in column (3) of the item or to an equivalent requirement or test specification specified in a corresponding EEA standard.

Table
(1)(2)(3)
ItemAspect of performanceRequirement or test specification and class
1.Protection ratingClass IV: IP 55
2.Operating temperature rangeClass A
3.Luminous intensityPerformance level 3, class 2
4.Distribution of luminous intensityType M
5.Maximum signal phantomClass 5
6.Signal lights incorporating symbolsClass S1
7.Background screenClass C1
8.Impact resistanceClass IR2

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