Annotated Republic of China Regulations/Regulations for Road Traffic Signs, Markings, and Signals

Regulations for Road Traffic Signs, Markings, and Signals
Republic of China (Taiwan) Regulation

HistoryEdit

Taiwanese traffic control devices use metric measuring units, such as kilometers, meters, and tonnes, but American and British units like miles, yards, feet, pounds, etc. are not legal. Full history is as follows:

Version Date published Amended articles (± amended; + added; - deleted)
1 1968-10-01 Published 207 new articles.
2 1977-09-14 ±50 crossbucks at rail level crossings
3 1978-11-30 ±101 stationary barricade ±102 movable barricade ±103 traffic cone ±104 work zone control; + 103-1 work zone signs + 103-2 moving work zone signs + 103-3 work zone warning lights
4 1981-01-22 Fully amended all 229 articles.
5 1981-10-19 ±2
6 1989-12-15 Fully amended all 235 articles.
7 1994-04-09 ±13 ±15 ±16 ±18 ±19 ±24[1] ±30[1] ±58[2] ±59[2] ±62 ±63[3] ±65[1] ±74 ±75 ±76 ±77 ±78 ±79 ±80 ±85 ±99 ±118 ±119 ±120 ±121 ±122 ±123 ±124 ±125 ±126 ±127 ±128 ±129 ±130 ±131 ±132 ±133 ±134 ±135 ±140 ±141 ±151 ±152 ±158 ±162 ±166 ±168 ±170 ±171 ±174 ±181 ±182 ±183 ±188 ±190 ±191 ±194 ±231 ±233; + 73-1 + 118-1 + 118-2 + 118-3 + 118-4 + 133-1 + 183-1
8 1994-06-23 ±11 ±12 ±87 ±89 ±98[3] ±108 ±116
9 1998-11-16 ±149 ±167 No Lane Change Markings add Lane Change Prohibited in Either Side (solid line) ±168 No Parking Markings prohibit parking from 7 am to 8 pm (no longer until 11 pm) every day, unless also having signs and supplementary plates.
10 2000-07-13 ±99 ±122 ±164 ±173 ±174 ±183 ±183-1 ±204; + 174-1 + 174-2
11 2002-10-25 ±1 ±15 ±89 ±118-1 ±140 ±179 ±188 ±190 ±194 ±195
12 2003-09-24 ±9[1] ±85 ±87 ±95 ±96 ±97 ±98 ±104 ±105 ±109 ±118-4 ±120 ±141 ±173 ±174 ±174-2 ±177 ±179 ±183 ±183-1 ±190 ±221; + 87-1 + 87-2 + 118-5
13 2006-02-22 ±9[1] The Chinese National Standards are renamed the National Standards of the Republic of China, still abbreviated CNS.
14 2006-06-28 (2006-07-01 effective) ±69 ±174 ±235; + 67-1
15 2006-12-13 ±96 ±99 ±105 ±108 ±109
16 2007-09-17 (2007-11-01 effective) ±18 ±43[1] ±65[2][1] ±68[2] ±69[2] ±73 ±74 ±87 ±87-1 ±89 ±90[2] ±95 ±97 ±103 ±104 ±118 ±118-4 ±118-5 ±128 ±139 ±140 ±141 ±142 ±145 ±174-1 ±174-2 ±175 ±178 ±183 ±183-1 ±185 ±187 ±190 ±191 ±194 ±198 ±202 ±203 ±204 ±208 ±212 ±214 ±228 ±230 ±231 ±235; + 70-1 + 84-1 + 90-1 + 105-1 + 185-1 + 189-1; -91 -92 -118-2 -143 (2007-11-02 Errata ±87-1 ±104 ±178 ±198) Motorcycles with engine displacements of at least 550 cm3 would normally be driven like cars.
17 2008-04-14 (2008-04-15 effective) ±46[1] ±67-1 ±68 ±69 ±73 ±154 ±164 ±174 ±175 ±180 ±185 ±235; + 186-1 The Chinese name of a bicycle would be literally changed from "feet-pedaled cycle" (腳踏車) to "self-moving cycle" (自行車) to accommodate electric-assisted bicycles.
18 2008-06-18 ±203 ±212 ±214 ±220 ±226
19 2009-12-08 ±46 ±108 ±118-5
20 2011-05-11 + 122-1 liquefied petroleum gas station
21 2012-06-20 ±69[2] ±95[3] ±96 ±97 ±99 ±103 ±105 ±105-2 ±174 ±175
22 2012-06-29 ±65[1] ±68[2] ±69[2] ±73 ±74 ±174-1 ±174-2 ±175 ±178 ±190 ±191 Motorcycles > 250 cm3 or 40 hp would normally be driven like cars.
23 2012-10-13[1] ±1 ±65 ±68 ±69 ±73 ±74 ±174-1 ±174-2 ±175 ±178 ±190 ±191 ±226 The Chinese name of a motorcycle would be literally changed from "motor feet-pedaled cycle" (機器腳踏車) to "motor cycle" (機車).
24 2013-02-07 ±28[1] ±138[1]; + 122-2 + 188-1
25 2013-08-01 ±9[2] ±174[1]; + 174-3
26 2014-09-04 ±42[1] ±69[2] ±194 ±200 ±201 ±220; + 55-1
27 2015-05-14 ±4 ±149 ±180 ±226 ±229 ±231; + 189-2[2]
28 2017-06-14 (Article 55-2: 2018-01-01 effective) ±9[1] ±11 ±12 ±15 ±24[1] ±93[1] ±162 ±164 ±170[1] ±174-2 ±180 ±183-1 ±192 ±235; + 55-2[2] + 87-3[2] + 90-2[2] + 132-1[2] + 188-2[2]
  1. a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r The texts have been amended with the images unchanged.
  2. a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q New images were added.
  3. a b c The images have been amended with the texts unchanged.