Template:PD MUTCD/en

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Description

24 by 24 in (600 by 600 mm) {{{sign}}}, made to the specifications of the 2009 edition of Standard Highway Signs (sign {{{mutcd}}}). Uses the Roadgeek 2005 fonts. (United States law does not permit the copyrighting of typeface designs, and the fonts are meant to be copies of a U.S. Government-produced work anyway.) Colors are from [1], converted to RGB by [2]. The outside border has a width of 1 (1 mm) and a color of black so it shows up; in reality, signs have no outside border.

Date {{{date}}}
Source 2009 edition of Standard Highway Signs
Author [[User:{{{user}}}|{{{user}}}]]
Permission
(Reusing this file)

Public domain

Licensing[edit]

Public domain This file is in the public domain because it comes from the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, sign number {{{mutcd}}}, which states specifically on page I-1 that:
Any traffic control device design or application provision contained in this Manual shall be considered to be in the public domain. Traffic control devices contained in this Manual shall not be protected by a patent, trademark, or copyright, except for the Interstate Shield and any other items owned by FHWA.
MUTCD R2-1.svg


Instructions for use[edit]

These instructions will not appear in the page using this template.

This template is used for marking road signs made according to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) as being in the public domain. Parameters are

  • user - the Wikimedia Commons username of whoever created this sign
  • date - the date in which this file was created
  • heightin - height of sign in inches
  • widthin - width of sign in inches
  • mutcd - the MUTCD code for this sign, may include extension letter if appropriate
  • sign - type of sign

Sample Usage:

{{PD MUTCD|user=Example|heightmm=457|widthmm=1676|heightin=18|widthin=60|sign=Stop Sign|mutcd=R1-1}}
NOTE: Please do not use this template directly! This is just for translation. Use {{PD MUTCD}} instead!