Connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) will rely on road markings with the correct reflectivity. Traffic authorities must act now to implement and maintain such markings. Words | Joe Turley, Reflective Measurement Systems, Ireland Those involved in the road infrastructure and advanced driver assist systems (ADAS) fields are aware of the hype surrounding connected autonomous [...]
Thousands of kilometers of roads assessed for retroreflectivity with the RetroTek vehicle mounted retroreflectometer.
The text of this article taken from the Estonian Highways magazine TeeLeht where the importance of the measurement of the retroreflectivity of road markings is discussed. The RetroTek-M was used successfully by the Estonian Road Administration and ERC Consulting to conduct a survey of all the main roads in Estonia and this article provides some [...]
Estonian Road Authority Annual Maintenance Framework Report. English Translation for Page 14 in the report. Link to Full Report: ERA Report Press Release issued : June 2018 In 2017, Estonian Road Administration (ERA) carried out a pilot project measuring the retroreflectivity of road markings on all main state roads, altogether 3721.6 kilometres, in Estonia. [...]
We have featured in the Daily News publication of Intertraffic Amsterdam with a piece about our strengthened product range. "Reflective Measurement Systems (RMS) is showing the latest addition to its range of dynamic retroreflectometers, the RetroTek-MU (US version). Its counterpart RetroTek-M is already available worldwide, excluding the US. The Irish company says the RetroTek-MU is [...]
Reflective Measurement Systems are proud to announce the successful completion of their Horizon2020 project Dualine in July 2017. The funding for the DuaLine project was granted under the Horizon2020 Topic: Small business innovation research for Transport, IT-1-2015-1. “Specific challenge: The European transport sector must have the capacity to deliver the best products and services, [...]
This video demonstrates how to use the RetroTek-M retroreflectometer. Let Joe Turley of Reflective Measurement Systems (RMS) the developers of the RetroTek system guide you through the entire process. The main points covered in the video include: 1. Attaching the RetroTek-M front sensor to the front of any vehicle with universal H brackets provided by [...]
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 [...]