181 Publications

Cycling by Design

17 Sep 2021

Transport Scotland requires consultants and contractors working on trunk road projects to follow the guidance within Cycling by Design.

Strategies for Managing Hazardous Slopes

31 Jul 2020

Follow on project to implement a novel multi-level modular monitoring system to detect landslide activity prior to, during and after landslide events. The aim is to produce a business case for appropriate monitoring to enable cost-effective management of hazardous slopes in Scotland.

Tar Bound Arisings Stage 3 Detailed Testing

14 Jul 2020

Further stage of research study to identify a definitive test for tar bound arisings, the outcomes from which would assist in positively identifying tar bound arisings and how they should be dealt with.

SCRIM Investigatory Levels

14 Jul 2020

Study to review the appropriateness of the current SCRIM Site Categories and their associated Investigatory Levels, to explore their suitability for the Scottish road network, particularly on more lightly trafficked roads.

Specification of Skid Resistance

8 Jul 2020

Study to investigate the relationship between aggregate source, PSV, TS2010 skid class requirement, aggregate size and stress levels of sites to evaluate confidence levels in using PSV and skid class as a proxy for in-situ skid resistance as measured by SCRIM.

Road Surface Water Flooding

13 May 2020

A scoping study to assess the potential for developing a surface water flooding prediction tool for use by road authorities to inform future improved flood prediction and hazard modelling.

Attitudes to Road Works

1 May 2020

Study to interview a sample of road users to determine their preferences and tolerances of different traffic management strategies at roadworks in Scotland.

Winter Preparedness

3 Dec 2019

Urban Driving Guide

3 Dec 2019

Rural Driving Guide

3 Dec 2019

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