Chapter 27 - TRAFFIC REGULATIONS AND TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES

  1. Subchapter 1 - PURPOSE AND SCOPE (§ 16:27-1.1 to 16:27-1.2)
  2. Subchapter 2 - DEFINITIONS (§ 16:27-2.1)
  3. Subchapter 3 - STANDARDS FOR TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES (§ 16:27-3.1)
  4. Subchapter 4 - TRAFFIC REGULATION AND CONTROL (§ 16:27-4.1 to 16:27-4.4)
  5. Subchapter 5 - CONTACT INFORMATION AND REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION (§ 16:27-5.1)

Notes

CHAPTER SOURCE AND EFFECTIVE DATE:
R.2021 d.036, effective March 24, 2021.
See: 53 N.J.R. 19(a), 53 N.J.R. 641(a).
CHAPTER HISTORICAL NOTE:
Chapter 27, Traffic Bureau, was adopted and became effective prior to September 1, 1969.
Pursuant to Executive Order No. 66(1978), Chapter 27, Bureau of Traffic Engineering, expired on June 4, 1986.
Pursuant to Executive Order No. 66(1978), Chapter 27, Bureau of Traffic Engineering, was adopted as new rules by R.1986 d.352, effective September 8, 1986. See: 18 N.J.R. 1184(a), 18 N.J.R. 1835(a).
Pursuant to Executive Order No. 66(1978), Chapter 27, Bureau of Traffic Engineering and Safety Programs, was readopted as R.1991 d.234, effective April 8, 1991. See: 23 N.J.R. 395(a), 23 N.J.R. 1419(b).
Chapter 27, Bureau of Traffic Engineering and Safety Programs, was repealed and Chapter 27, Traffic Regulations and Standards for Traffic Control Devices, was adopted as new rules by R.1996 d.198, effective April 15, 1996. See: 28 N.J.R. 797(b) 28 N.J.R. 1358(a), 28 N.J.R. 2079(a).
Pursuant to Executive Order No. 66(1978), Chapter 27, Traffic Regulations and Standards for Traffic Control Devices, was readopted as R.2001 d.68, effective January 25, 2001. As part of R.2001 d.68, Subchapter 2, Maximum Speed Limit on Highways in New Jersey, was repealed, effective February 20, 2001. See: 32 N.J.R. 4237(a), 33 N.J.R. 683(b).
Chapter 27, Traffic Regulations and Standards for Traffic Control Devices, was readopted as R.2006 d.281, effective July 12, 2006. As a part of R.2006 d.281, Subchapter 4, Application Procedures, was renamed Application Procedures for Traffic Control Signals, and Subchapter 5, Certifications, was renamed Requests for Information, effective August 7, 2006. See: 38 N.J.R. 1164(a), 38 N.J.R. 3179(a).
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 52:14B-5.1b, Chapter 27, Traffic Regulations and Standards for Traffic Control Devices, was scheduled to expire on July 12, 2013. See: 43 N.J.R. 1203(a).
Chapter 27, Traffic Regulations and Standards for Traffic Control Devices, was readopted as R.2014 d.028, effective January 8, 2014. As a part of R.2014 d.028, the chapter was renamed Traffic Regulations and Traffic Control Devices; Subchapter 1, Traffic Regulations, was renamed Purpose and Scope, and Subchapter 5, Requests for Information, was renamed Contact Information and Requests for Information; Subchapter 2, Definitions, was adopted as new rules; and Subchapter 4, Application Procedures for Traffic Control Signals, was repealed, and Subchapter 4, Traffic Regulation and Control, was adopted as new rules, effective February 3, 2014. See: 45 N.J.R. 1947(a), 46 N.J.R. 301(b).
Chapter 27, Traffic Regulations and Standards for Traffic Control Devices, was readopted as R.2021 d.036, effective March 24, 2021. As a part of R.2021 d.036, Subchapter 1, Traffic Regulations, was renamed Purpose and Scope, effective April 19, 2021. See: Source and Effective Date. See, also, section annotations.

CHAPTER AUTHORITY:

N.J.S.A. 27:1A-5, 27:1A-6, 27:7-21, 39:4-8, 39:4-31.1, 39:4-120, 39:4-183.27, and 39:4-197; and P.L. 2008, c. 110.

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