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Introduction to the MUTCD Course

 

 

Course Length

Two hours, Online Course

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Outline

  1. The Need for Uniformity
    • Definition of Traffic Control Devices (TCDs)
    • Function of TCDs
    • Need for TCDs
    • Definition of Uniformity
    • Benefits of Uniformity
    • Examples
  2. Introduction to the MUTCD
    • Function of the MUTCD
    • Legality of the MUTCD
    • Consequences of non-compliance
    • Applicability (public and private facilities)
    • MUTCD Audience
    • National Committee On Uniform Traffic Control Devices (NCUTCD)
    • Levels of Compliance: Standard, Guidance, Option, and Support
    • Adoption Status of 2009 MUTCD by State
    • State and Local Standards
    • State Training Requirements
    • Responsibility for Traffic Control Devices
    • Evolution of the MUTCD
  3. Knowledge Check 1 (5 multiple choice questions)
  4. Parts of the MUTCD
    • PART 1. General
    • PART 2. Signs
    • PART 3. Markings
    • PART 4. Highway Traffic Signals
    • PART 5. Traffic Control Devices for Low-Volume Roads
    • PART 6. Temporary Traffic Control
    • PART 7. Traffic Control for School Areas
    • PART 8. Traffic Control for Railroad and Light Rail Transit Grade Crossings
    • PART 9. Traffic Control for Bicycle Facilities
    • APPENDICES
      • Congressional Legislation
      • Metric Conversions
  5. Closing
    • Review of Objectives
    • Exam

 

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