BS EN 12966:2014+A1:2018 Road vertical signs. Variable message traffic signs

BS EN 12966:2014+A1:2018

Road vertical signs. Variable message traffic signs

Status : Under review, Current   Published : December 2014



What is this standard about?

This European Standard provides specifications for two types of variable message signs (VMS); i.e. continuous and discontinuous.

This European Standard covers mobile, temporary and permanently installed VMS used in circulation areas, on public and private land, including tunnels for the information, guidance, warning and/or direction of traffic. Test modules are used to demonstrate compliance with the requirements.

This European Standard specifies visual and physical characteristics of VMS as well as their durability aspects. It also provides relevant requirements and corresponding test methods, assessment and verification of constancy of performance (AVCP) and marking.

This European Standard does not cover

a) sign gantries, cantilevers, posts (supports) and foundations,

b) signal heads,

c) sizes and shapes of VMS messages,

d) control units and monitoring units unless inside the VMS,

e) control of sign luminance.

Standard NumberBS EN 12966:2014+A1:2018
TitleRoad vertical signs. Variable message traffic signs
StatusUnder review, Current
Publication Date31 December 2014
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)CIE S 017:2011, EN 60664-1, EN 60068-2-64, IEC 60529, ISO 7000:2014, EN 60529, EN 60598-1, EN 60950-1:2006, IEC 60950-22:2005, IEC 60950-1:2005, EN 12899-1:2007, EN 12899-4:2007, EN ISO 9227:2012, EN 50556:2011, EN 50293:2012, EN 60950-22:2006, ISO 9227:2012, CIE 015:2004, EN 60068-2-30, IEC 60068-2-1, EN 60068-2-14, IEC 60417-1, IEC 60068-2-64, IEC 60068-2-30, IEC 60598-1, IEC 60068-2-14, EN 60068-2-1, EN 60068-2-5, IEC 60664-1, EN 60068-2-2, IEC 60068-2-5, IEC 60068-2-2
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 9001:2008, EN ISO 9001:2008, CIE S 004/E:2001, CIE 018.2-1983
ReplacesBS EN 12966-1:2005+A1:2009, BS EN 12966-3:2005, BS EN 12966-2:2005
International RelationshipsEN 12966:2014,EN 12966:2014+A1:2018
Amended ByAmendment, January 2019; Corrigendum, June 2018
DescriptorsPhotometry (light measurement), Signs, Classification systems, Environment (working), Optical properties of materials, Colorimetry, Traffic control, Performance, Road safety, Colour, Road signs, Electrical equipment, Performance testing, Luminance, Vertical, Design
Title in FrenchSignaux de signalisation routière verticale. Panneaux à messages variable
Title in GermanVertikale Verkehrszeichen. Wechselverkehrszeichen
ISBN978 0 539 03543 8
File Size13.69 MB

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