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Launch of UK's largest white lines survey

05/07/2012

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

02/09/2013

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

RSMA announce partnership with KDO Software

26/09/2013

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

Ennis and Flint join forces

01/10/2013

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

RSMA conference gets underway

13/11/2013

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

19/11/2013

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

17/03/2011

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

06/03/2014

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

10/03/2014

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

10/03/2014

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

13/03/2014

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

18/03/2014

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

26/06/2014

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?

04/12/2014

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

28/01/2015

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

09/02/2015

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

17/02/2015

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

WJ invests in new PPE for its workforce

26/02/2015

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

WJ secures joint Leicestershire contract

29/05/2015

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

09/06/2015

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

04/08/2015

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

WJ buys Euromark GB

01/09/2015

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

New road marking surveying service from WJ

04/11/2015

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

RSMA hits out over plans to remove road markings

03/02/2016

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

12/02/2016

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

Overview of TSRGD released by DfT

04/05/2016

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

01/07/2016

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

L&R Roadlines lands Mersey Gateway job

06/07/2016

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

26/07/2016

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

WJ opens new depot in Somerset

10/08/2016

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

10/10/2016

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

21/06/2018

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.

First woman in 20 years completes RSMA apprenticeship

25/01/2019

WJ Group's Jordelle Henriques is the first woman to complete the Road Safety Markings Association (RSMA) apprenticeship.

Machine learning used in national roads 'stocktake'

22/07/2019

The Department for Transport (DfT) has teamed up with key players in the road maintenance and data services sector to fund a £2m 'machine learning' project to survey the state of the nation's roads and develop 'the most thorough understanding ever of Britain’s road markings'.

Profiled centre lines 'could cut crashes'

06/09/2019

Road marking specialist WJ Group has highlighted the potential for new types of profiled marking products to improve the safety of single carriageway roads by providing an audible and sensory warning on centre lines.

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