GB 5768.1-2009 English PDF (GB5768.1-2009)
GB 5768.1-2009 English PDF (GB5768.1-2009)
GB 5768.1-2009: Road traffic signs and markings -- Part 1: General
NATIONAL STANDARD OF THE
PEOPLE REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Partially replacing GB 5768-1999
Road traffic signs and markings - Part 1: General
ISSUED ON: MAY 25, 2009
IMPLEMENTED ON: JULY 01, 2009
Issued by: General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of PRC;
Standardization Administration of PRC.
Table of Contents
Foreword ... 3
Introduction ... 5
1 Scope ... 6
2 Normative references ... 6
3 Principles ... 6
4 General requirements ... 7
Appendix A (Normative) Applications of road traffic signs and markings other than those specified in GB 5768 ... 8
Appendix B (Normative) Basic graphics of road traffic signs and markings ... 9 Foreword
All technical contents of this part of GB 5768 are mandatory.
GB 5768 "Road Traffic Signs and Markings" is divided into eight parts:
- Part 1: General
- Part 2: Road traffic signs
- Part 3: Road traffic markings
- Part 4: Work zone
- Part 5: Speed limit
- Part 6: Highway railway grade crossing
- Part 7: Non-motor vehicles and pedestrians
- Part 8: School zone
This part is the first part of GB 5768.
This part replaces the general provisions of GB 5768-1999 "Road Traffic Signs and Markings", the corresponding parts and the No. 1 Amendment in 1999 and the No. 2 Amendment in 2005. Compared with the corresponding parts of GB 5768-1999 and the amendments, the main changes in this part are as follows: - ADD the Appendix A (normative) "Applications of road traffic signs and markings other than those specified in GB 5768";
- ADD the Appendix B (normative) "Basic graphics of road traffic signs and markings";
- ADD the principles of the use of road traffic signs and markings (see Chapter 3).
Appendix A and Appendix B of this part are normative appendixes.
From the date of implementation, the newly established (reset) traffic signs and markings shall be implemented in accordance with the new rules. Traffic signs and markings that have been set up according to the old standards shall be gradually replaced during their service life.
This part was proposed by the Ministry of Transport of the People's Republic of China and Ministry of Public Security of the People's Republic of China. Road traffic signs and markings - Part 1: General
This part of GB 5768 specifies the principles and general provisions for road traffic signs and markings.
This part applies to roads, urban roads and places where social vehicles are allowed to pass through under the jurisdiction of an organization, including traffic signs and markings on various types of roads such as plazas, public parking lots, etc. for public passage. Traffic signs and markings set in other places where motor vehicles pass, parking lots, etc. may make reference to this part.
2 Normative references
The provisions in following documents become the provisions of this part through reference in this part of GB 5768. For the dated references, the subsequent amendments (excluding corrections) or revisions do not apply to this part; however, parties who reach an agreement based on this part are encouraged to study if the latest versions of these documents are applicable. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document applies. GB 5768 (all parts) Road traffic signs and markings
GB/T 16311 Quality requirement and test method for road traffic markings GB/T 18833 Retro-reflective sheeting for road traffic signs
GB/T 23828 Light-emitting diode changeable message signs of expressway
3.1 Road traffic signs and markings shall convey clear, defined and concise information, to attract the attention of road users and to allow for sufficient discovery, reading and reaction time.
3.2 Road traffic signs and markings shall not convey information that is not related to road traffic, such as advertising information.
3.3 The information as transmitted by the road traffic signs and markings shall Appendix A
Applications of road traffic signs and markings other than those
specified in GB 5768
In practical applications, if it needs to use road traffic signs and markings other than those specified in GB 5768 (all parts), it shall comply with the following procedures:
a) The proposing party shall register the study application to the National Traffic Engineering Facilities (Highway) Standardization Technical
Committee (hereinafter referred to as the Standardization Committee).
The report shall describe the need for special use, the new signs and/or the necessity of the marking study, the study methods, etc.; promise that the study results are not protected by patents or intellectual property rights. b) Maintain necessary links with the Standardization Committee during the study process, so that the Standardization Committee can understand the progress and situation of the study.
c) After the completion of the study, the study results will be reported to the Standardization Committee in the form of a research report. The study
report contains the following: the background, the study process and
conclusions of the new signs and markings; as well as the retention of test study yard within a certain period of time after the registration of study report.
d) The Standardization Committee will review the results of the study and conduct field visits to the test site as needed.
e) The Standardization Committee informs the proposing party whether it can be tried in a certain area based on the results of the review.
f) If it is available for trial use, the Standardization Commission will notify a number of regions to try out new signs and/or markings and request the
trial parties to provide a trial evaluation.
g) According to the trial evaluation, the Standardization Committee decides whether the new signs and/or the markings are included in the
amendment of the article. If it is included in the amendment, carry out the procedure for the modification of the standard provisions.
Table B.1 (continued)
No. Graphics Descriptions
Manual cargo tricycle
29 Man-drawn vehicle
30 Animal-drawn vehicle
The disabled, disabled wheelchairs
The disabled motorized wheelchairs
Airport, the direction of the nose points to the direction of the airport's exit
42 Parking lot, parking place