This technical memorandum provides advice on the recommended practice for the design and installation of transitions between wire rope safety barriers (WRSB) and semi-rigid and rigid barrier systems. The barrier configurations in the memo are generic. For specific details for proprietary barrier systems, contact the system supplier.
This guide covers a considerable number of faults and situations that are dealt with by police who hold a certificate to carry out level 3 and level 5 inspections, CVIU vehicle safety officers and NZ Transport Agency transport officers. They contain a set of national enforcement standards designed to ensure that heavy vehicle defects are dealt with uniformly throughout the country. These guides are also available to the transport industry as a reference guide.
The launches of the Safer Journey’s initiative and the Decade of Action for Road Safety have brought the way we design for safety into focus. The purpose of this document is to define the Safe System philosophy for dual carriageway roads and how this may vary with context. In particular these guidelines are intended for use on all the roads of national significance (RoNS) projects.
This memorandum provides information for practitioners on the calculation of road superelevation appropriate for a vehicle speed and curve radius. This information should be used in place of that given in the Austroads Guide to Road Design Part 3 Section 7. 7. 1.