News tagged with road surface

Adverts on the road could be a distraction for drivers

People have to take in a lot of information when driving, including the locations of other road users, lane markings, signals, speed limits, directions and the dashboard display. It only takes a second to be distracted, so ...

dateSep 03, 2014 in Other
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Weighing trailers on the road

Heavy goods vehicles on Norwegian roads will soon be checked and weighed automatically – while on the road. Advanced sensors installed in the road surface, combined with number plate recognition systems, will enable the ...

dateApr 10, 2013 in Engineering
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Surveying roads at 100 km/h

Germany's road network has a hard time dealing with wind and weather, tires and steel. Until now, however, surveying the damage caused to asphalt and concrete was laborious and expensive. A new laser scanner is cheaper, faster ...

dateApr 03, 2013 in Engineering
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