Conference Papers

Please select from the papers below:

Monday 2nd May

 

Keynote Speaker: Dr Robin Dunlop – The imperative of tackling the skid resistance issue.

 

First Conference Session: The Imperative – Why?

 

The implementation of a skid policy to provide the required friction demand on the main road network in the United Kingdom.
Ramesh Sinhal, England

 

There’s a fraction too little friction
Mark Owen, New Zealand

 

Using friction and texture data to reduce traffic fatalities, serious injuries and traffic delays.
Roger Larson, United States

 

Linking road traffic accidents with skid resistance – recent UK developments.
Helen Viner, England

 

The effectiveness of the application of high friction surfacing on crash reduction
Ramiz Iskander, New Zealand

   
 

Keynote speaker: Mr Peter Roe – Risk and legal issues

 

Second Conference Session: The Imperative-Legal Issues

 

Developments in traffic crash investigation.
Errol Brown, New Zealand

 

It was the roads fault your honour.
Siobhan Hale, New Zealand

 

A practitioner’s perspective on legal liability (Paper not on CD)
David Cook, New Zealand

 

Tips of the trade in raising a legal defence to legal proceedings brought against road authorities where low skid resistance is alleged to be a contributing factor.
Paul Hillier, Australia

 

Austroads Presentation – An overview of Austroads research

   
 

Third Conference Session: The Imperative – Issues of reality

 

The experience of running a survey contract in Tasmania.
Jan Lang, Australia

 

Risk assessment and management of an urban network
Michael Haydon, New Zealand

 

Allocating skid resistance investigatory levels on the basis of risk analysis.
Chris Kennedy, England

 

Establishment of a curve deficiency classification system in determining a risk management approach for addressing skid resistance on a network level.
Riaan Theron, New Zealand

 

Are we afraid of the IFI?
John Yeaman, Australia

 

An overview of the Annual NASA Tyre/Runway Friction Workshop and lessons learned.
Thomas Yager, United States.

Tuesday 3rd May

 

Keynote Speaker: Dr Chris Kennedy – Technical Issues: Measurement and Highway standards.

 

Fourth Conference Session: Measurement methods and techniques, Part 1

  Management of skid resistance on a state highway network.
Michael Haydon, New Zealand

 

Road surface friction measurement testing and accuracy.
Grant Mackey, Australia

 

Measuring chip seal surface texture with digital imagery
Bryan Pidwerbesky, New Zealand

 

Validity of skid resistance data collected under Western Australian conditions.
Wesley Soet, Australia

   
 

Fourth Conference Session: Measurement methods and techniques, Part 2

  Management of skid resistance under icy conditions
Neil Jamieson, New Zealand

 

Early and mid life SMA skid resistance
David Woodward, Northern Ireland

 

Measuring pavement condition data for the establishment of a long term pavement performance study on the New Zealand road network.
Doug Brown, New Zealand

 

Slippery when DRY? Low dry friction and binder rich road surfaces.
John Bullas, England.

   
  Keynote Speaker: Mr Thomas Yager – Technical Issues: Correlation and airport standards
 

Fifth and Sixth Parallel Conference Sessions

 

Fifth Conference Session: Standardisation

 

How do you compare? Correlation and calibration of skid resistance and road surface friction measurement devices.
Peter Roe, England

 

Procedures for correcting for seasonal variation.
John Donbavand, England

 

Development of a fundamental skid resistance asphalt mix design procedure.
Bevan Sullivan, Australia

 

Correlation of ground friction measurements to aircraft braking friction calculated from data flight recorders.
Zoltan Rado, United Staes.

 

Australia’s national friction testing programme.
John Dardano

 

Development of an alternative test procedure to BS 812 for accelerating polishing of roadstones.
Mohammad Ahadi, Iran

 

Sixth Conference Session: Crash Analysis

 

Alleviating the skid resistance problems – the Israeli experience
Raphhael Yaron, Israel

 

I say Tomayto and you say Tomarto – an appreciation of the collection and use of surface friction data by crash reconstructionists  and asset management engineers.
Paul Hillier, Australia.

 

Differential Friction – What is primary EuroNCAP showing us?
Fabian Marsh, Australia

 

Pavement skid-resistance measurements and analysis in the forensic context.
Christopher Marks, New Zealand

 

The effect of skid resistance and texture on crash risk.
Peter Cenek, New Zealand

   
 

Seventh Conference Session: Monitoring and interpretation

 

An investigation of the skid resistance of stone mastic asphalt laid on a rural English county road network.
James Mitchell, England

 

Lessons to be learnt from regular monitoring of skid resistance in the Northland region.
Douglas Wilson, New Zealand

 

The effects of contaminants and rainfall on skid resistance.
Douglas Wilson, New Zealand

 

Frictional characteristics of roadside grass types.
Peter Cenek, New Zealand

 

Predicting texture deficiency in pavement management.
Chris Parkman, New Zealand

 

Analysis of data collected at Australian Friction Workshop (2003).
John Dardano, Australia

 

Runway friction performance in New Zealand.
Do Van Toan, New Zealand

Wednesday 4th May

 

Keynote Speaker: Mr Michel Gothie – Solutions: Current Highway Research

 

Eighth Conference Session: Solutions – Procedures and Materials Part 1

 

SCRIM and texture survey contract management.
Susan Chamberlain, New Zealand

 

Sensitivity on in-service skid resistance performance of chipseal surfaces to aggregate and texture characteristics.
Peter Cenek, New Zealand

 

Skid resistance management on the Auckland State Highway Network.
Terry Boyle, New Zealand

 

Recent developments to the SCRIM measurement technique in the UK.
Peter Roe, England

 

Chip Sealing in New Zealand Textbook.
Greg Arnold and Joanna Trowler, New Zealand

   
 

Keynote speaker: Mr Arlid Andresen – Solutions: Current Airfield Research

 

Eighth Conference Session: Solutions – Procedures and Materials Part 2

 

Ultra high pressure water cutting rejuvenating the microtexture of polished surfacings.
Jeff Walters, New Zealand

 

Skid resistance and pavement marking materials.
Alistair Harlow, New Zealand

 

Does Friction and Colour equal safety.
Cliff Parfitt, Australia

 

OGPA cleaning trial.
Richard Lane, New Zealand

 

Higher PSV and other aggregate properties.
David Woodward, Northern Ireland

 

Smaller stone size surface dressings for high stone surface mixes.
David Woodward, Northern Ireland

 

Skid resistance assessment of chip seal mixtures.
Mansour Fakri, Iran