Signs & Lines – Online (Semester 1)

90 Day



Course Completion Deadline

This is a Semester 1 course, it must be completed by April 30th, 2024. Failure to complete the course by this date will result in the loss of all course progress and may be subject to additional re-registration fees.

Course Schedule

This is a self-paced online course. Participants will work through each module individually at their own speed. You will have access to the course 24 hours a day 7 days a week so you can learn when and where you want.

The course, activities, and tests take approx. 20 hrs to complete. You will have access to the course until the end of April.

Lesson content is presented as text and videos. There are also interactive activities. There is no interaction with a live instructor. You can contact the instructors by email if you have any questions.

Participants will receive an enrollment email within 48 hrs of registering. Please check your junk mail if you do not see it. If this is your first online course with good roads, you will also get a new user email. Please use the link in the new user email to set your password.

Note: Online courses take place on our education website not our main website. The websites do not share the same usernames and passwords.

Course Description

Offers practical experience in using Ontario Traffic Manuals 5, 6 & 11. You will learn, through participation in group activities how signs and lines assist drivers as they travel from their point of origin to their destination. You will return to your municipality with an understanding of how these manuals work together plus a list of best practices to help minimize risk and defend the municipality in an insurance claim.

Course Content

  • Principles of Positive Guidance
  • Influencing driver safety
  • Sign manufacturing & Three Speed Triangle
  • Best practices for ordering road signs
  • MMS Requirements for Signs
  • Retroreflectivity & Reflective Sheeting
  • Sign Management Program
  • Regulatory Signs (OTM 5)
  • Warning Signs (OTM 6)
  • Pavement, Hazard and Delineation Markings (OTM 11)
  • Collision investigations

Who Should Attend?

Decision makers and individuals responsible for the selection and placement of regulatory signs, warning signs, and the pavement, hazard and delineation markings.