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ARTSM technical diary: Updated portable signals guidance

08/01/2024

Kealie Franklin, the general secretary of ARTSM, gives Highway readers a technical briefing on updates to the Guidance on the Use of Portable Traffic Signals and the wider issues the guide and associated practice touch on.

New portable traffic signals guidance released

26/10/2023

The Association for Road Traffic Safety and Management has announced the release of the first edition of Guidance for the Use of Portable Traffic Signals.

ARTSM: New test methodology for Charge Codes

23/05/2023

Mark Pleydell of the Association of Road Traffic Safety and Management (ARTSM) announces a new test methodology to help ensure the accuracy of the Charge Codes applied to the energy consumed by vehicle-activated roadside equipment.

New Portable Signals guidance out to consultation

21/04/2023

New guidance on the use of portable signals has been put out for consultation by ARTSM (Association for Road Traffic Safety and Management).

Signal emissions need three-phase approach, Symposium hears

15/09/2022

Local highway authorities need significant investment to bring their traffic signal assets up to date, but must also do more to specify low-carbon construction methods, a key industry figure has said.

Changes due to signs and devices standard after industry spots errors

23/06/2022

The BSI has agreed to make corrections to the BS 8442:2022 standard on Miscellaneous road traffic signs and devices - Requirements and test methods, following concerns from the industry.

New ARTSM services group gets green light

10/12/2020

The Association for Road Traffic Safety and Management has set up a new working group to represent the services element of the sector.

ARTSM to review standards for traffic detection equipment and data

10/09/2020

Board member of TOPAS, the Association for Road Traffic Safety and Management (ARTSM) has launched a review of CCTV, sensing technologies and Internet of Things (IoT) Devices.

TOPAS: Updating tender documentation requirements

10/09/2020

Traffic Open Products and Specifications Limited (TOPAS) has urged procurers to check tender documents and revise them to meet the current requirements.

Analysis: Problems with Specification

08/09/2020

Ian Thomas of the Association for Road Traffic Safety and Management (ARTSM) and chair of the BSI B/509/10 Subcommittee for Breakaway Safety, discusses the importance of specifying adequately when ordering road signs, and cakes.

The cost of safety

20/08/2020

Sean Coffey, member of the executive committee of the Assocation for Road Traffic Safety and Management, argues that safety should be seen not as a hurdle but as an advantage.

ARTSM: The evolution of traffic bollards technology

06/05/2020

In the latest in a series of articles from the Association for Road Traffic Safety and Management (ARTSM), Peter Diamond, chairman of Pudsey Diamond Engineering and chair of an ARTSM working group, discusses the evolution of the bollard.

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20/03/2020

As part of a new series of articles for Highways by the Association for Road Traffic Safety and Management (ARTSM), executive member Mark Pleydell, PTC Ltd discusses the practical side of technical innovation.

Councils urged to tread carefully on signage

11/06/2015

Guidance from the Department for Transport (DfT) spells out the legal requirements for variable message signs – and local councils are being urged to ensure all roadside units capable of displaying changing text or pictograms make the grade.

Richardson announced as ARTSM’s first female chair

11/03/2015

Karen Richardson will become the first female chair of the Association for Road Traffic Safety and Management (ARTSM).

Association celebrates 80th anniversary

30/01/2014

The Association for Road Traffic Safety and Management (ARTSM) is celebrating its 80th anniversary.

New signs guidance launched

07/09/2012

Traffic signs trade body ARTSM has produced new guidance for anyone looking to buy traffic signs to ensure they comply with current legislation and get the right product for the job.

ARTSM boosts membership

30/07/2012

Five new member have joined the Association for Road Traffic Safety and Management.

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