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Researcher Profile: Dr. Kamil Kaloush

Researcher Profile: Dr. Kamil Kaloush

IRF: Many pavements still exhibit shortcomings in terms of durability, road-user qualities, strength and repair needs. What does your research on Fiber Reinforced Asphalt Concrete mixtures tell us on this problem? Dr. Kamil Kaloush: Our research on fiber reinforced asphalt concrete has shown that it is a cost-effective process and enhances the performance and durability of pavements. We have observed improvements...Read On
Nov 22, 2014
Exhibitor Profile: Saferoads: “Pedestrian safety is not a luxury”

Exhibitor Profile: Saferoads: “Pedestrian safety is not a luxury”

Energy absorption technology built into vehicles is designed to protect the occupants of those vehicles. Unfortunately for pedestrians, there is often little protection from the impact of errant vehicles. Combined with the typically vast amounts of pedestrians in many Asian cities, there is a huge potential of vehicle-pedestrian collision.Read On
Nov 20, 2014
Researcher Profile: Karla Lechtenberg

Researcher Profile: Karla Lechtenberg

IRF: What are the chief problems with developing safety countermeasures on roads with low traffic volumes? Karla Lechtenberg: Guidance for low-volume roads found in the AASHTO Roadside Design Guide was extrapolated from high-speed and higher-volume design guidelines....Read On
Nov 20, 2014

Better Roads. Better Institutions.

The International Road Federation formally concluded the 1st IRF Asia Regional Congress Exhibition today with a forward-looking roundtable discussion devoted to regional capacity-strengthening programs. Read On
Nov 19, 2014
Exhibitor Profile: 3M: “It’s All About Conspicuity”

Exhibitor Profile: 3M: “It’s All About Conspicuity”

Congress delegates who enjoyed one of two highly popular visits of the Bali Mandara Tollway will undoubtedly have noticed the road’s conspicuous signage. The company behind these signs is 3M, a global pioneer with 39 years of presence and 500 employees in Indonesia.Read On
Nov 18, 2014

Road Safety: Asia at the Turning Point

On day two of the IRF Asia Regional Congress, road safety agency heads and stakeholders from Asian nations joined in a high-level roundtable at the invitation of the International Road Federation. Read On
Nov 18, 2014
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