Code of Practice  
 

SNo

Description

Location

Details of Markings

 

 

 

Colour

Type

Width cm

Length of line segment m

Length of gap m

A.

LINE MARKINGS

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Centre Line

(a) Rural(i). Straight reaches

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

-NH/SH

White

Broken Single

10

3.0

6.0

 

 

-Others

White

-do-

10

3.0

4.5

 

 

(ii) Curves and approaches to intersections

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

-NH/SH

White

-do-

10

3.0

3.0

 

 

-Others

White

-do-

10

3.0

3.0

 

 

(b) Urban
(i) Less than 4 lanes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

-Straight reaches

White

-do-

15

3.0

4.5

 

 

-Curves and approaches to intersections

White

-do-

15

3.0

3.0

 

 

(ii) Four Lanes

White

Solid

15

-

-

 

 

or more undivided

(Optionlly yellow)

single or double

10+10

-

-

 

Traffic lane line

(a) Rural

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(i) Straight reaches

White

Broken single

10

3

6

 

 

(ii) Curve and approaches to intersections

White

Broken Single(Exceptionally solid)

10

3

3

 

 

(b) Urban

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(i) Straight reaches

White

As above

10

1.5

3

 

 

(ii) Curves and approaches to intersections

White

As above

10

1.5

1.5

3

No overtaking Zone

 

Yellow

Solid single or Solid double or solid and broken

10

As for center line

 

4

warning line

All locations

White

Broken Single

Equal to the normal preceding lines

Lengths of line segments and gaps of normal lines are interchanged. Minimum seven line segments at each location

 

5

Border or Edge Line

All locations

White

Solid

15 or 20

-

-

6

Bus Lane

All locations

White

Solid

25

-

-

7

Bicycle lane

All locations

White

Solid

15

-

-

8

Stop line

(a) Rural

White

Transverse

-

-

-

 

 

 

 

or

or

-

-