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Austroads Research Report on the drive towards harmonisation of pavement markings

Austroads is the organisation representing Australasian road transport and traffic agencies. In 2018 they published a very interesting report (AP-R578-18) on the harmonisation of road pavement markings across the territories. The report was critical of the variation in pavement marking types and widths across the multiple Road Agencies and highlighted that many did not comply

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World’s first traffic speed road marking retroreflectometer designed for remote installation and maintenance

Reflective Measurement Systems Ltd have not allowed the COVID-19 pandemic to hold back sales of their innovative front-mounted mobile road marking retroreflectometer. Instead, they have invested in perfecting their technology and processes to enable them to offer remote installation, operator training and maintenance to their global customers. Already customers from Europe, and as far away

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The implications of the revised Highways England standard CS 126 for survey operators

The revised Highways England standard CS 126, issued in 2020, demands more stringent visual inspection of road markings and road studs. In our opinion, this has serious implications for road asset survey companies. There are three key areas road survey companies need to be aware of: One of the key road asset survey concerns highlighted

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Australian roads to benefit from RetroTek Retroreflectometer Technology

Press Release – January 2021 Reflective Measurement Systems Ltd has launched the new RetroTek-D vehicle mounted road marking retroreflectometer in Australia and has already secured sales with the Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) and appointed Geveko Markings APAC as the local distributor. The RetroTek-D is the first full lane width vehicle mounted retroreflectometer that can

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ARRB ushers in new era of line marking technology

ARRB has acquired state-of-the-art technology to help road agencies and local government ensure their road line markings are up to standard for the latest in driver assistance systems. ARRB is now using the RetroTek-D vehicle mounted retroreflectometer from Irish company Reflective Measurement Systems Ltd in its road marking condition surveys. It is the first full

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RetroTek-D, Pavement Markings Vehicle Mounted Retroreflectometer measures night retroreflectivity and day contrast

Pavement Markings Vehicle Mounted Retroreflectometer NEW Available Q2. 2020 Day & Night – One Pass – Traffic Speed – Full Lane Width – Markings & RRPMs Measures Night Retroreflectivity and Day Contrast The NEW RetroTek-D vehicle mounted retroreflectometer is the safe and easy solution for day or night retroreflectivity assessment. Operational Day or Night. Simultaneously

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Pavement markings fit for ADAS

Against a backdrop of evolving minimum road marking standards, a new mobile retroreflectometer has emerged that allows a full road lane to be surveyed in a single pass Words | Joe Turley, Reflective Measurement Systems Ltd, Ireland Vehicle manufacturers and their advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) suppliers are achieving rapid advances in automation, making their

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Pavement Striping Industry – Thank You America.

An Irishman’s journey through Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana. I have just returned after two very enjoyable working weeks on the road, meeting very dedicated and hardworking people in the pavement striping industry in the USA. All were ready and primed to start striping contracts, if only the wet weather would stop. Us Irish from ‘The

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