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.
Major changes are on the horizon for the road condition surveys. Over 70% of new cars are predicted to be equipped with lane-departure warning systems by 2023. These require good-quality road markings, which will increase the demand for them to be properly maintained. In order to do this road authorities will be dependent on quality [...]