The RetroTek-M by Reflective Measurement Systems is a retroreflectometer which is used the measure the retroreflectivity of road makings. Retroreflectivity is one technology used to enhance the readability and perception of information displayed in low-light and night-time conditions. The transport industry recognizes that legible traffic signs and quality pavement markings are important for highway safety, especially in low-light conditions and at night.
A recent project in Ireland demonstrates how road asset performance demarcation surveys – and their evaluation – can be made more efficient In 2016, Northern Road Markings (NRM),based in Northern Ireland, successfully completed a mobile retroreflectivity survey of the primary and secondary road infrastructure in Ireland, having won a Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) tender. As [...]