5th International SaferRoads Conference
Monday 22 May 2017

 

Keynote Speaker:

Carey Griffiths, National Manager: Service Delivery for School Transport, Education Infrastructure Service


Session 1A: Innovation
Chair: Mark Owen

Development of a reference surface for the assessment of pavement skid resistance measurement devices, Peter Sanders, TRL – Abstract, Paper, Presentation

Shared Space – Auckland – Operational Safety Study, Bruno Royce, Traffic Engineering Solutions – Abstract, Paper, Presentation

Shiny Side Up Bike Fest – motorcyclist safety initiative, Steve James, NZ Transport Agency – Abstract, Presentation

The Desert Road Design Sprint, Peter Fisher, Metservice; Damien Le Breton, NZ Transport Agency – Abstract, Presentation

 

Session 1B:  Safety
Chair: Paul Hillier

New Zealand Control Stone for PSV Measurements, Phil Herrington, Opus International Consultants – Abstract, Presentation

Creating a new path towards Safe System, Rojina Baisyet, Safe Roads – Abstract, Presentation

Introducing SCRIM Friction Testing in the US, Edgar de León Izeppi, Virginia Tech – Abstract, Presentation

The Influence of Roughness, Rutting and Changes in Crossfall on Crash Risk, Peter Cenek, Opus International Consultants – Abstract, Presentation

 

Session 1C:  Asset Management
Chair: John Donbavand

Better Roads without Endangering Lives: Using Road Safety Audits to Maximise Development Impacts, Oliver Whalley, The World Bank – Abstract, PaperPresentation

Managing the debris washing onto the road considering the length of seal up the access road, Tim Dreadon, NZ Transport Agency – Abstract, PaperPresentation

Implementing the New Zealand Skid Resistance Policy using dedicated “ring fenced” funding and targeted skid reviews, Dave Whitehead, NZ Transport Agency – Abstract, Presentation

Hertfordshire Skid Resistance Strategy, Robert Swears, Renée Schicker, Opus International Consultants – Abstract, Paper,  Presentation


Session 2A:  Safety Delineation
Chair: Scott Thomson

Trialling best value delineation treatments for rural roads, Jared Thomas, Opus International Consultants – Abstract, Presentation

Lines, signs and Retroreflectivity, Urban Camenzind, Roaddata – Abstract, Presentation

Improved road safety with rumble strips, Rob Dunne, Damar Industries – Abstract, Presentation

Wet Weather High Visibility Linemarking Trial, Paul Hillier, ARRB – Abstract, PaperPresentation

 

Session 2B:  Innovation
Chair: Bryan Pidwerbesky

Road surface properties and high speed friction, Peter Sanders, TRL – Abstract, PaperPresentation

Safety in Winter Maintenance, Adam Humphries, Fulton Hogan – Abstract, Presentation

Implementing Over Height Safety on Auckland Southern Motorway, Dean Parker, Auckland Motorway Alliance – Abstract, Presentation

Improving Safety on our Roads through Innovation, Chloe Smith, Fulton Hogan – Abstract, Presentation

 

Session 2C:  Technical/Technique
Chair: Kym Neaylon

In-Lane Sealing Differential Skid Assessment, Terry Boyle, NZ Transport Agency – Abstract, Presentation

Accreditation and ongoing validation of SCRIM+, Darren Newland, W.D.M. Limited – Abstract, Presentation

Developing Cyclopath – a survey technique for cycle ways, Dr Chris Kennedy, W.D.M. Limited – Abstract, Presentation

Using a 3D system for measuring pavement macro-texture, Richard Wix, ARRB – Abstract, Presentation


Session 3A:  Monitoring/Measuring
Chair: John Donbavand

The friction measuring tyre / road surface space interface, David Woodward, Ulster University – Abstract, PaperPresentation

Comparison of Friction Measurements in the US between SCRIM and Locked-wheel Skid Testers, Edgar de León Izeppi, Virginia Tech – Abstract, Presentation

Temperature Effects on SCRIM Skid Resistance Measurements, Peter Cenek, Opus International Consultants – Abstract, Presentation

 

Session 3B:  Safety
Chair: Fergus Tate

Improving the safety of rural roads, Dave Van Staden, Safe Roads – Abstract

An investigation into the safety benefits of Flag Lighting at New Zealand state highway intersections, Bill Frith, Opus International Consultants – Abstract, PaperPresentation

Developing safer roads signs using behavioural science: A ‘slippery’ example, Margaret Trotter, Opus International Consultants – Abstract, Presentation

 

Session 3C:  Technical/Technique
Chair: Bruce Chappell

Longitudinal and Transverse Variable Application Seal Design for long life seals, Jeff. C. Waters, Fulton Hogan – Abstract, Presentation

Polished Stone Value (PSV) Extended Testing, Terry Boyle, NZ Transport Agency – Abstract, Presentation

Role of Pavement Deflection on the Service Life of High Skid Surfacings, Michelle Cousins, NZ Transport Agency – Abstract, Presentation