road markings


Launch of UK's largest white lines survey


The Road Safety Markings Association is set to carry out the UK’s biggest survey of the state of white lines.

Nine inch double yellow lines painted on London street


Double yellow lines measuring just nine inches long have been painted on a street in Westminster, London.

RSMA announce partnership with KDO Software


The Road Safety Markings Association (RSMA) has established a software partnership with KDO Software.

Ennis and Flint join forces


Ennis Traffic Safety Solutions has merged with Flint Trading to become Ennis-Flint, a leader in the road marking industry.

RSMA conference gets underway


Road Marking 2013, the annual conference of the Road Safety Markings Association (RSMA), gets underway in Nottingham today (Wednesday 13 November).

A4128 still the most improved road in the UK


The A4128 in Buckinghamshire has once again been recognised as this year’s most improved road in the UK, according to the ‘Measuring to Manage’ EuroRAP 2013 report produced by the Road Safety Foundation.

Shocking state of road markings revealed


Nearly a third of Britain’s single carriageway A roads have white lines so worn out that they do not meet recognised safety standards.

Almost half of road markings in Scotland need replacing


Forty three per cent of markings in Scotland should be replaced immediately or need to be scheduled for replacement, according to a report released by the Road Safety Markings Association (RSMA).

Beaumont-Smith joins Euromark


Leading road marking manufacturer and contractor Euromark has appointed Will Beaumont-Smith as operations manager.

Road markings in Wales not up to standard, RSMA claims


A report carried out by the Road Safety Markings Association (RSMA) claims that the majority of markings in Wales are in a poor condition.

Half of road markings in England need replacing


Half of all road markings on England’s highways are so worn that they need replacing immediately or need to be scheduled for replacement, according to a survey of nearly 4,000km of the country’s roads.

WJ Linkline achieves FORS accreditation


Road marking contractor WJ Linkline Group has achieved bronze accreditation from the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS).

DBi Services wins road marking and studding contract


DBi Services will look after the maintenance of all road markings and road studs in Derbyshire after being awarded a contract by the county council.

Comment: End of the road for lead chromate pigments?


Highways Magazine examines what impact a proposed ban on lead chromate (the yellow pigment in road markings) in May 2015 could have on the sector.

WJ undergoes rebranding


WJ linkline Group has unified all of its regional businesses together under the single brand of WJ.

£2.7m to be spent on road markings


A £2.7 million scheme to replace road markings and studs on four key roads in the north east has started.

Road markings to be improved on Kent motorways


Road markings will be upgraded on the M20 and M2 motorways in Kent.

WJ invests in new PPE for its workforce


WJ has issued its workforce with enhanced personal protective equipment (PPE).

WJ secures joint Leicestershire contract


WJ has secured a combined contract with Leicester City Council and Leicestershire County Council worth £1.5 million per annum over two years.

RSMA to review quality of road markings in NI


The Road Safety Markings Association (RSMA) will undertake an urgent 10-day review of the quality of road markings across Northern Ireland after the country saw a 30% increase in road deaths last year.

Road markings being upgraded in Hertfordshire


Ringway is undertaking a programme of road marking across 10 districts and boroughs in Hertfordshire.

WJ buys Euromark GB


WJ have purchased Euromark GB – the road marking division of Eurovia UK.

New road marking surveying service from WJ


WJ has launched a new retroreflectometer surveying service for road markings.

RSMA hits out over plans to remove road markings


The Road Safety Markings Association (RSMA) has hit back over claims that removing markings from busy roads has the effect of slowing motorists down.

WJ featured on BBC’s One Show


A road marking crew from WJ featured on the BBC’s One Show last week.

Overview of TSRGD released by DfT


The Department for Transport (DfT) has released an overview that explains the measures introduced in the 2016 Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions (TSRGD).

WJ hosts innovation day in Scotland


WJ hosted its first innovation day in Scotland with the event attracting around 100 delegates.

L&R Roadlines lands Mersey Gateway job


L&R Roadlines has been awarded a major contract to provide a range of permanent road marking solutions as part of the new £600m Mersey Gateway project. 

Essex CC trialling new road markings


Trials of new longer-lasting road markings could save taxpayers thousands of pounds, according to Essex County Council.

WJ opens new depot in Somerset


Leading road marking firm WJ has officially opened a new state of the art depot in Wellington, Somerset.

L&R wins A556 road markings contract


L&R Roadlines will install road markings along the A556 between Knutsford and Bowdon after being awarded a major contract to become a key supply chain partner to Costain.  

New report considers safety implications of driverless cars


A new report has examined the relationship between road infrastructure and safety for conventional and increasingly autonomous vehicles and provides a framework for infrastructure safety investment.

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