Tag Archives: RSMA

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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May conference examines delivery of UK highways

The RSMA is holding its Highway Delivery – Integrating National and Local Roads conference next month to examine current performance and future trends. Held as part of the Road Safety Markings Association’s (RSMA) “National Highway Academy Events” programme, the Highway …

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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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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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British Road Marking Survey To Take Place in July and August

6000 miles of Britain’s roads will be assessed by the Road Safety Markings Association (RSMA) for reflectivity during the summer months. The assessment survey is being carried out to understand the true condition of road markings in the country at …

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Motorway Lighting Reduction Requires Improvement To Road Markings

RSMA Comments on proposals to switch off motorway lighting in the UK to reduce emissions and save costs. Reacting to proposals from the Highways Agency in the UK to remove motorway lighting on a stretch of the M4 in the …

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Half of UK Road Markings Below Acceptable Visibility Standards

The Road Safety Markings Association reveals the results of a UK survey on visibility of white lines with a quarter of the country’s most dangerous roads falling below standards. The threshold of acceptability for road markings in the UK falls …

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