Road Surface Treatments Association

Harper to step down as RSTA boss

06/02/2020

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) is recruiting a new chief executive after Mike Harper announced that he will be stepping down from the role after the organisation’s annual conference on 2 April.

Less cash for surface dressing, despite funding boost

24/04/2019

The road surface treatments sector has released a video showing the benefits of surface dressing following a recent fall in councils' use of the technique, despite higher maintenance spending.

RSTA: Investment in roads needed to cope with increased traffic

15/11/2016

The head of the Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) says increased traffic on the network demonstrates the need for well maintained roads.

RSTA welcomes Major Road Network study

18/10/2016

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has welcomed the publication of the Rees Jeffrey’s Report ‘A Major Road Network for England’.

RSTA wants national standard for repairing potholes

01/08/2016

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has called on local authorities to agree on a national standard when it comes to repairing potholes.  

Hertfordshire’s pothole approach saves £730,000

21/07/2016

Hertfordshire County Council’s new inspection approach to tackling potholes has helped the local authority save £730,000.

RSTA calls for increase in road maintenance budgets

10/05/2016

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has called for an increase in local road maintenance funding after statistics released by the Department for Transport (DfT) showed an increase in the number of licensed vehicles on the network.

RSTA to offer industry insight at this year’s Highways SIB

26/04/2016

The highways sector will be able to gain an insight into how surface treatments contribute towards local authorities asset management plans during a one-hour interactive workshop put on by the Road Surface Treatments Association at this year’s Highways SIB (Seeing is Believing) event.

RSTA conference to take place

01/03/2016

The Road Surface Treatment Association’s (RSTA) Annual Conference will take place at the Belfry on 7 April.

RSTA wants extra funding for flood damaged roads

11/01/2016

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has called on the government to provide extra funding for the repair of flood damaged roads.

RSTA chief joins editorial board

26/08/2015

The chief executive of the Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) – Howard Robinson – has joined the Highways Magazine editorial board.

New surfacing guide launched

16/06/2015

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has launched a definitive industry guide to a variety of surfacing techniques that are used to maintain the highway network.

RSTA: Invest in roads to improve economy

15/06/2015

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has called on the government to fully recognise the social and economic benefits of a well-maintained road network.

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