Good Highway maintenance is essential now and into the future to ensure that roads are safe to drive on. Authorities and Organisations responsible for Highway maintenance need accurate up to date surveys of the road network to enable this to happen. Retroreflectometers like the RetroTek-M and the RetroTek-MU (USA) System are needed to measure the RL values and absence / presence of road markings to ensure that all roads are maintained to the highest standards.
The ERF strongly supports the road safety approach of the European Commission and recommendations for minimum performance of road markings in EU for reliable recognition by both human drivers and vehicles equipped with driver assistance systems or higher levels of automation. On 17 May 2018, the European Commission released the third set of actions to [...]