Tag Archives: Road Markings

Conference on improving the UK road network

The RSMA is running a conference to address the widening gap between the condition of major roads and those maintained by local authorities. The Road Safety Markings Association (RSMA) is holding a conference this month under its overarching banner of …

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RSMA says removal of road marking fatally flawed

A growing trend for selectively removing road markings to change driver behaviour towards more awareness of vulnerable users generates heated debate on safety. The Road Safety Markings Association (RSMA) in the UK has described the notion of removing white lines …

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Report available on engineering for safer UK roads

The Road Safety Foundation has issued a report for local authorities on the benefits of targeted initiatives for road network improvements. Targeting high risk roads With funding for road improvements remaining tight and local authorities struggling to prioritise works to …

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New study examines eyesight in older drivers and night-time driving performance

The Road Safety Markings Association is working with Newcastle University on a study into older drivers’ eyesight and their ability to drive safely in the dark. Being performed in conjunction with the Institute of Ageing at Newcastle University, the new …

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Solar powered LED road studs light the way through Ayrshire

One road in Ayshire has successfully reduced accident levels after being furnished with solar powered LED studs to light the centre and edges of the road. East Ayrshire Council in Scotland has become the first local authority in the UK …

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ANPR in use for enforcing restricted stopping zones outside schools

UK school children are now being protected outside their schools by ANPR from the dangers of parked cars obscuring the view of road users in restricted stopping zones. Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) is being applied to school zone enforcement …

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High durability polymer road markings

A liquid polymer road marking compound has been released with low viscosity for swift and accurate application to the road surface. Comprising multiple component polyurea, the 5000 series liquid pavement marking from 3M has been designed to provide durable and …

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Light-reflective clothing legislation under consideration in Russia

Russia considering legislation to force pedestrians to wear clothing with light-reflective elements during the hours of darkness. Law makers in the Russian Federation are chewing over a new proposal which will see the wearing of clothing with light-reflective elements a …

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Safe cycling facilities extended in Californian city

San Jose in California has extended its cycling network and improved safety with protective kerbing to segregate traffic streams. The silicon valley city of San Jose in California is well on track towards achieving its goal of creating 500 miles …

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Russian traffic police ordered to eliminate ambiguities

Police in Russia have been given the task of identifying and eliminating ambiguities in road regulations on snow-covered highways where road-markings are unclear. The start of the winter season in Russia is normally accompanied by a spate of prosecutions against …

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