road markings

Highways England study raises prospect of MCHW reform

18/06/2021

Highways England and TRL have launched a study into the benefits of different methods for approving road marking and road stud products, raising the prospect of reforms to the Manual of Contract Documents for Highways Works.

WJ makes the new normal look easy

20/05/2020

WJ has started working with authorities on marking more cycle lanes and social distancing footway demarcations, in line with the emergency measures the Department for Transport has called for.

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.

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'.

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.

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.

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.  

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.

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.

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. 

WJ hosts innovation day in Scotland

01/07/2016

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

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 featured on BBC’s One Show

12/02/2016

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

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.

New road marking surveying service from WJ

04/11/2015

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

WJ buys Euromark GB

01/09/2015

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

Road markings being upgraded in Hertfordshire

04/08/2015

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

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.

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.

WJ invests in new PPE for its workforce

26/02/2015

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

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