5th International SaferRoads Conference
Tuesday 23 May 2017


Keynote Speaker:

Andrew Mergenmeier, Senior Pavement and Materials Engineer, FHWA

Session 4A: Technical
Chair: Doug Wilson

Aggregate particle wear and the tyre / surface interface, David Woodward, Ulster University – Abstract, PaperPresentation

Road Safety Study – Candia Road – ‘Before’ and ‘After’ Crash Study, Bruno Royce, Traffic Engineering Solutions – AbstractPresentation

Evaluating the Laboratory based Polishing of New Zealand Greywackes in Comparison to Melter Slag, Ashkan Tatari, University of Auckland – Abstract, Presentation

Laser Texture Meter – A Safer Way, Kacha Vuletich, Fulton Hogan – Abstract, Presentation


Session 4B: Asset Management
Chair: Murray Clarke

Local Authority skid strategies – making them work, Mark Stephenson, W.D.M. Limited – Abstract, Presentation

Relationships between SCRIM Coefficient and Crash Numbers on Resealed Surfaces, David Whitehead, NZ Transport Agency – Abstract, Presentation

Potential Savings Using a Risk Assessment Approach to Prioritise Treating Flushed Surfaces, Murray Clarke, NZ Transport Agency – Abstract, Presentation

Incorporating Safety in Maintenance Need Forecasting, Peter Cenek, Opus International Consultants – Abstract, Presentation


Session 4C: Safety
Chair: Alister Harlow

Visiting Drivers Project – Safe & Enjoyable Journeys, Holly Attwell, Opus International Consultants – Abstract, PaperPresentation

The East West Link – A New Type of State Highway, Noel Nancekivell, Beca – Abstract, PaperPresentation

Protecting Motorists and Road Workers against Wrong Way Drivers, Andrew Stevens, Auckland Motorway Alliance – AbstractPresentation

Collecting road users’ experiences of safety using geospatial survey methods, Dr Vivienne Ivory, Opus International Consultants – Abstract, Presentation

Session 5A: Cycling
Chair: Scott Thomson

Bike to the Future: Moving beyond safety to comfort, Claire Pascoe, NZ Transport Agency – Abstract, Presentation

Connecting NZ by Bike: enabling safer rural cycling through a national network, Gerry Dance, NZ Transport Agency – Abstract, Presentation

Reducing driveway conflict on cycleways, Jared Thomas, Opus International Consultants – Abstract, Presentation

Is safety a cause of cycling in numbers or an effect of increased cycle use?, Richard Owen, Road Safety Analysis – Abstract, PaperPresentation


Session 5B: Safety Performance
Chair: Dave Whitehead

Towards Safer Sprayed Sealing Operations, John Esnouf, Vicroads – Abstract, PaperPresentation

Developing a Pavement Skid Resistance Strategy for Auckland Transport, Gerri Waterkamp, Auckland Transport – Abstract, Presentation

It’s their road, not ours, Catherine Morrison, Shelley Crestani, Safe Roads – Abstract, Presentation

Assessing the performance of surface treatments, Mark Stephenson, W.D.M. Limited – Abstract


Session 5C: Materials
Chair: Mike Chilton

Optimising Line removal, Alister Harlow, NZ Roadmarkers Federation – Abstract, Presentation

New Zealand Aggregate Extraction and Processing Practice, Stacy Goldsworthy, Green Vision Recycling – Abstract, Presentation

Assessment of different road markings performance under different operating conditions and surfacing types, Lindelani Tsanwani, Sanral – Abstract, PaperPresentation

Emulsion Chipsealing: Generating Conscious Capital, Sean Bearsley, Higgins – Abstract, Paper Presentation