Conference Programme – Monday 19 May

Professor Fred Wegman – Conference address – See presentations

Keynote Speaker – Mike Wilson – See presentations

Technical Session – Network Management – Chris Kennedy Chairing
Martin McLaughlin - Implementing the Transport Scotland skid policy through the use of operating companiesUK
Mark Stephenson - The impact of severe weather events on highway authorities in the south west of EnglandUK
The choices between life & death – a case studyAustralia
Pamela Ball - The management and benefits of automated survey data collectionNZ
Dave Cook - Improving a great skid resistance policy: New Zealand's state highwaysNZ

Keynote Speaker – Professor John D. Lee – See presentations

Technical Session – Safety Engineering, Design & Maintenance – Matthew Lugg Chairing
Mark Owen - The New Zealand skid resistance policy and crash rate & skid resistance trending for the different site categoriesNZ
Prasad Buddhavarapu - Efficiency and performance of diamond grinding in TexasUSA
Mark Stephenson - A review of the use of high friction in LondonUK
Mohammad Shafi Mir - Road safety analysis: A case study of national highway 1-A in IndiaIndia
Charles Catt - Development and use of a skidding strategy for a local authorityUK
James Mitchell - How to allow for seasonal effects when using skid resistance dataUK
Anuradha Premathilaka - Guidance for undertaking skid resistance site investigations in LondonUK
Mark Stephenson - Lessons from 3 reviews of how skid strategies are implementedUK

 

Technical Session – Safety Engineering, Education & Management – Kate Carpenter Chairing
Carey Griffiths - The New Zealand safe system in practice – a sector-wide training programmeNZ
Mohd Khairul Alhapiz Ibrahim - Effect of right-turn lane on motorcyclists' gap acceptance and hazard perception during intersection approachMalaysia
Hawa Mohamed Jamil - A case study of the prevalence and characteristics of red light runners in MalaysiaMalaysia
Fergus Tate - The safety effectiveness of the audio tactile profiled markings programmeNZ
Geoff Collins - Average speed enforcement: share the benefit spread the costUK
Prasad Buddhavarapu - Predicting animal-vehicle collisions for mitigation in TexasUSA
Paula Wellings - Making knowledge exchange between theory and practice a reality: A practical model to enhance road casualty reduction on a decreasing budgetUK

Conference Programme – Tuesday 20 May

Keynote Speaker – Andrew Miller – See presentations

Technical Session – Driver Information/Skid Resistance Measurement & Safe System – Ramesh Sinhal Chairing
Mark Owen - An overview of NZ history with skid resistance on the highway networkNZ
Dave Cook - Skid resistance performance of melter slag based surface dressings on Hawkes Bay rural state highwaysNZ
Alan Dunford - Use of reclaimed asphalt in the surface course – the effect on frictionUK
Dave Whitehead - Surfacing aggregate skid resistance performanceNZ
David Woodward - Use of 3D modelling techniques to better understand road surface texturesUK
Arthur Dinitz - Safety hardware and materials for safer, forgiving highwaysUSA
Andreas Ueckermann - Towards contactless skid resistance measurementGermany
Prasad Buddhavarapu - An index for safety management of road networksUSA

 

Technical Session – The Influence of Humans, Tyres & Vehicles on Road Safety – Fergus Tate Chairing
Alexandra Luck - The human elementUK
Verona Beckles - Do periodic vehicle inspection programmes improve vehicle safety? A literature reviewUK
Thomas Yager - Good pavement texture - good tyre frictionUSA
Darren Lindsey - A hard day, every day – It's a "tyring life"UK
Tony Parry - Feasibility of using truck position data to identify accident riskUK
Alan Dunford - Predicting splash and spray and its impact on driversUSA
David Woodward - The static contact patch of some friction measuring devicesUK
Matthew Avery - The influence of roads on improving safety using lane support technologiesUK

Conference Programme – Wednesday 21 May

Keynote Speaker – Carey Griffiths – See presentations

Technical Session – Road Surface – Materials & Specification – Mark Owen Chairing
Paul Hillier - Current and future issues in skid resistance management in AustraliaAustralia
David Woodward - Predicting the potential of local aggregate in asphalt surfacing mixes without the risk of road trialsUK
Mark Stephenson - An assessment of the performance of different aggregates in delivering skid resistanceUK
Peter Mortimer - Losing our grip? The challenge of maintaining safer road surfaces on southern New Zealand state highwaysNZ
Alan Dunford - High speed friction of thin surface course systemsUK
Dougie Miller - TS 2010 a surface course designed for safetyUK
Jeff Waters - Improved methodology for selecting polishing resistant aggregates for chipsealsNZ

 

Technical Session – Maintaining safer roads in a period of austerity – Paul Hillier Chairing
Fergus Tate - Developing an optimised safety management philosophy reflecting the safe system in a constrained environmentNZ
Dave Whitehead - Prioritising state highway skid resistance in New Zealand: A policy for all budgetsNZ
Andy Stevenson - The development and implementation of an infrastructure asset management in CornwallUK
Ian Cadwallader - Managing a cost-effective rolling programme using a pavement management system to deliver a safe road system in Carmarthenshire, WalesUK
Tim Heminsley - Delivering road safety in a challenging economic climate: The 3 Cs: Commissioning, Community & CultureUK
Andrew Page-Dove - Safety: Design, construction or education? Smart motorwaysUK