154 Publications

Investigating the Requirement for Median Safety Barriers on Loop Ramps

1 Nov 2016

Desktop review of existing studies and literature relating to the safety impact of physical barrier provision on two-way loop connector roads, and the evidence behind advice given in Clause 5.27 of TD22/06.

Road Marking Durability & Adhesion to TS2010

22 Aug 2016

Second phase of earlier study to investigate issues experienced by the road marking industry in applying signing and lining markings to TS2010 surfacing. The study will involve a literature review followed by network trials and development of a draft code of practice.

Review of hydraulically bound materials for use in Scotland

22 Jul 2016

Literature review to gather information on the application of hydraulically bound materials (HBM) in flexible pavements and trench reinstatements and give advice on their use in Scotland.

Trial of surface dressing with SAMI: Final report

22 Jul 2016

TRL was appointed by the Scottish Roads Research Board to assess an innovative road maintenance treatment being trialled by Moray Council.

Cartsburn Automated Self-Cleaning Trash Screen Debris Removal Impact on Local Flood Risk Benefits

14 Jul 2016

Funding towards university led research to conduct an evaluative trial to assess the performance of up to four automated trash screens installed by Inverclyde Council with a view to drafting guidance on operation and performance in Scotland.

Consultation on The Road Works (Qualifications of Operatives and Supervisors) (Scotland) Regulations 2016

8 Jul 2016

Section 126 of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (NRSWA), imposes an obligation on road works undertakers to ensure that at all times when work is in progress, there is at least one suitably trained operative on site and that, in most cases, the works are supervised by someone with an appropriate supervisor qualification

Best Practice guide for the selection of pothole repair options

29 Jun 2016

Second phase of research, and two year study, to ascertain which pothole repair products and techniques are suitable for use as interim and/or permanent repairs.

Evaluation of Road Safety Scotland’s Early Years Resource June 2016

28 Jun 2016

Launched in 2010, Go Safe with Ziggy is Scotland’s main road safety programme for children in their early years

Monitoring & Evaluation Report - Campbeltown to Ardrossan Pilot Ferry Service

18 Mar 2016

Transport Scotland commissioned consultants Vector Research with JMP Consultants to undertake monitoring and evaluation of the pilot ferry service

Process Evaluation - Mallaig to Lochboisdale (Winter) Pilot Ferry Service

18 Mar 2016

The aim of the evaluation was to use the monitoring data and the views of users and stakeholders to learn lessons from the pilot by gathering feedback on a number of specific research questions

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