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The leading markings and sign assessment experts at PPP pick Screening Eagle’s Zehntner Line of retroreflectometers to advance North America’s road safety.    PPP, long known for its leadership and expertise in markings and sign assessment technologies, is taking the next step to improve North America’s roadways.    With the FHWA implementation of the new

A PPP Quick-Share Here is a potential high-tech solution to improving the safety of vulnerable road-users like pedestrians and cyclists. It can detect a user’s presence and even direction, through the capture of Bluetooth, WiFi, or cellular signal.  Then pass that info to motorists through mounted signs and eventually into the vehicle itself. I met

A PPP Quick-Share Post A cool innovative lighting system that not only assists in edge delineation of a fog-laden roadway, but also acts as a dynamic traffic management device that warns oncoming drivers of real-time reduced or stopped vehicles ahead. I had been monitoring these folks for a while, admiring the innovative solutions they were

Crashes involving vehicles going the wrong way on North Carolina highways killed 164 people between 2000 and 2017, according to the state Department of Transportation. In 2019 the North Carolina Turnpike Authority began an aggressive pilot campaign to reduce and even eliminate these deadly crashes on their road system. They took up both conventional and

28,205 motorists 6283 pedestrians  854 cyclists    35,342 Total Roadway Deaths in the United States* Those are sobering statistics for just 12 months. Multiplied by a decade and you approach a half a million fathers, mothers, sons and daughters that never said goodbye and were taken too soon.  It’s unacceptable and must change.  While achieving the Zero

It’s widely accepted that we are about to go through the biggest change in road transportation since the first car was sold in 1896. Electric and automated vehicles present an enormous opportunity for stakeholders in road safety. But the time is now. How the industry evolves over the next 5 years will set a series

Written By: Greg Driskell For the purpose of this article, we define visual delineation as a device or process that provides for visual separation and identification of the lanes or objects within the roadway. The most common examples of visual delineation are road markings, raised reflective pavement markers and traffic signs. There are four primary

5500-mile marking assessment reveals four simple ways to make automated driving safer. PPP’s Measure Across America Project (MAAP) spans across 18 states and nearly 6000 miles. The purpose of the project is to promote pavement marking management to improve the safety of both human and machine-driven vehicles. To do so, PPP acquired a historic sampling

With today’s accelerated technological advancements, it is easy to misinterpret the scope of innovation. Limiting our vision and thoughts to only those things made up of chips and circuits. However, innovation always has and always will, come in many forms. A year or two ago we at PPP adopted the “Safe, Smart, Simple Solutions” motto. We

Tens of thousands of MedianAlerts™ have been used around the world for effective visual delineation of medians. Undoubtably, these innovative devices have made the roads safer for both pedestrians and motorists. But agencies have often taken it a step further and used the MedianAlert™ to delineate other structures in the roadway system. In 2014 the MedianAlert™