The subcommittee shall assess the effectiveness of traffic control practices and devices in terms of public safety, convenience, and cost.

It shall identify and report to its parent standing committee on any federal regulatory mandates of national concern.

It shall investigate and report on advancements in methods and equipment which reduce costs, lower energy consumption, improve motorist guidance, and lessen accident experience.

It shall develop recommended improvements in standards and guidelines contained in the Manual for Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). Each Member Department shall be entitled to membership thereon.

To ensure consistency and the best thinking of the Association, it shall work cooperatively, as appropriate, with other technical subcommittees.