Tillståndsmätningar av vägmarkeringars funktion år 2011: Trafikverket Region Syd

Download
Mohammad Reza Yahya

This note presents the results of condition assessment of road marking performance in Region Syd (South), Sweden 2011. The measurements were carried out during the period 20 May to 21September by the use of the mobile reflectometer Ecodyn 30 to measure dry road marking retroreflectivity. Moreover, the reflectometer was supplemented with an optocator for estimation of wet road marking performance. From the results, the following conclusions can be drawn:

Dry road marking retroreflectivity:

- On European highways with ADT (Average Daily Traffic) more or equal to 4,000 vehicles per day, 74%

of the measured objects fulfilled the requirements in the Swedish regulations.

- On other European roads and national roads the corresponding figure was 61%.

- On county roads 67% of the objects were approved.

- The performance of the road markings in Kalmar county was worst. In the other counties, a similar percentage of the road markings were approved, however, was Skåne county significantly better than Jönköping county.

Wet road marking retroreflectivity:

- On European roads with ADT more or equal to 4,000 vehicles per day, 65% of

the measured objects fulfilled the requirements in the Swedish regulations.

- The performance was best in Blekinge county. For three of the other counties, Jönköping, Kronoberg and Skåne, no significant differences were found. Road markings in Kalmar county had the worst condition (however, the difference was not significant between the counties of Kalmar and Kronoberg).

MEET US


19-20
Oct

ERPUG 2017

The five year anniversary of  European Road Profile Users' Group (ERPUG) Forum will take place at Ramboll head quarter, Copenhagen, Denmark October 19-20, 2017. 

LATEST NEWS


2017-07-05

Vehicle Driver Monitoring: sleepiness and cognitive load

To prevent road crashes it is important to understand driver related contributing factors, which have been suggested to be the critical reason in 94 per cent of crashes. The overall aim of the project Vehicle Driver Monitoring has been to advance the...


2017-06-29

Tomas Svensson new director-general

Tomas Svensson was today appointed Director-General of VTI. Tomas has been acting Director-General since January 2017. 


2017-05-30

Crash testing bicycles at VTI

For the first time single bicycle crashes have been simulated at the VTI crash safety laboratory.


2017-05-15

A case study exploring firefighters’ and municipal officials’ preparedness for electrical vehicles

A VTI-study presents a social perspective on new vehicle technology. It explores the self-reported preparedness of the fire departments (i.e., rescue services) in Sweden’s three largest cities regarding rescue operations involving electrical vehicles (EVs).


2017-05-02

Pioneering research on and about bicycles at VTI

Under what circumstances might cyclists lose tyre grip? What actions could then be taken to prevent a crash? VTI is currently developing a theoretical model of the behaviour of bicycle tyres during braking and steering in different situations and on different...


2017-05-02

Virtual pedestrians create efficient stations

If more people are to choose sustainable travel, then the public transport stations of the future must be designed so that pedestrians can get where they are going quickly, without congestion or queues. The Swedish Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI)...