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  • AS 1744-1975

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    Forms of letters and numerals for road signs (known as Standard alphabets for road signs)

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Superseded date:  30-06-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1975

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Gives the forms and dimensions of seven series of capital letters and numerals and one of lower-case letters for use on signs specified in AS 1742 and AS 1743. It includes tables of dimensions for a range of heights, and tables of spacings.

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    This specification gives the forms and dimensions of a range of letters and numerals to be used on standard road signs specified in AS 1743, Road Signs, and AS 1742, Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices. The specification also gives the spacings to be used in setting out the letters and numerals.The specification comprises:(a) Six alphabets of capital letters and sets of numerals ranging in width from narrow letters (Series A) to board letters (Series F), together with tables giving the height and width of these letters and numerals in seventeen standard sizes ranging from 40 mm to 640 mm in height.(b) One alphabet of Modified Series E capital letters and set of numerals, and one alphabet of lower-case letters, together with tables giving the height and width of these letters and numerals in thirteen standard sizes ranging from 120 mm to 640 mm in height for the capital letters and numerals, and 90 mm to 480 mm in height for the lower-case letters. These alphabets are for use conjointly. NOTE: The modified Series E capital alphabet is the Series E capital alphabet with the stroke width widened to one-fifth of the letter height.(c) Spacing tables for the Series A to F letters and numerals.(d) Spacing tables for Modified Series E and Lower Case letters.

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    Committee MS-012
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

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    AS 1743-1992 Road signs - Specifications
    AS 2890.1-1993 Parking facilities - Off-street car parking
    AS 1742.5-1997 Manual of uniform traffic control devices - Street name and community facility name signs
    AS 1470-1986 Health and safety at work - Principles and practices
    AS 1742.6:2014 Manual of uniform traffic control devices Tourist and services signs
    AS 2416-2002 Design and application of water safety signs
    AS/NZS 2890.1:2004 Parking facilities Off-street car parking
    AS 1742.8-1990 Manual of uniform traffic control devices - Freeways
    AS 1742.2-2009 Manual of uniform traffic control devices Traffic control devices for general use
    AS 5156-2010 Electronic speed limit signs
    AS 1216-2006 Class labels for dangerous goods
    AS 6947-2009 Crossing of waterways by electricity infrastructure (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS 1742.9-2000 Manual of uniform traffic control devices - Bicycle facilities
    AS 1742.1-1991 Manual of uniform traffic control devices - General introduction and index of signs
    AS/NZS 4819:2003 Geographic information - Rural and urban addressing
    AS 4001.1-1992 Motor vehicles - Rear marker plates - Manufacturing requirements
    AS 4977-2008 Petroleum products - Pipeline, road tanker compartment and underground tank identification
    AS 1742.15-2007 Manual of uniform traffic control devices - Direction signs, information signs and route numbering
    AS 1742.2-1994 Manual of uniform traffic control devices - Traffic control devices for general use
    AS 4852.2-2009 Variable message signs Portable signs
    AS 4852.1-2009 Variable message signs - Fixed signs
    AS 2416-1995 Design and application of water safety signs
    AS 1428.2-1992 Design for access and mobility Enhanced and additional requirements - Buildings and facilities (Reconfirmed 2015)
    AS 4001.1-2003 Motor vehicles - Rear marker plates Manufacturing and classification requirements for Class 1A and Class 1 reflective plates
    AS 1319-1994 Safety signs for the occupational environment (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1216-1995 Class labels for dangerous goods
    AS 1743-2001 Road signs - Specifications
    AS 1742.6-2004 Manual of uniform traffic control devices - Tourist and services signs
    AS 1345-1995 Identification of the contents of pipes, conduits and ducts (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 4724:2000 Geographic information - Rural addressing
    AS 1742.1-2003 Manual of uniform traffic control devices - General introduction and index of signs
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