Learn How to Be MUTCD Retro Rule Compliant Without Busting Your Budget

Retroreflectometers Provide a Safe and Efficient Method to Test Traffic Signs

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Since the 2009 edition of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) was published, agencies have been scrambling to understand what they need to do to be compliant with the rules governing retroreflectivity minimums for their traffic signs.

Learn how using a retroreflectometer can help you achieve compliance with minimum retroreflectivity requirements and save your budget.

Download the Free White Paper from Professional Pavement Products


RoadVista 922 Retroreflectometer

RoadVista 922 Handheld Retroreflectometer for Sign Testing

White Paper Contents

  • Understanding the MUTCD “Retro Rule”
  • Approved Methods for MUTCD Retro Rule Compliance
  • Considerations When Choosing a Method
  • Overview of the Sign Lifecycle Management Process
  • Initial Data Collection
  • Post Processing
  • Putting the Data to Work
  • Understanding Your Needs
  • Approved Retroreflectometers in the United States
  • Annular vs. Point Technology
  • Real World Use of Retroreflectometers

About RoadVista

With over three decades of highway safety leadership and innovation, RoadVista has set the standard in retroreflectometer accuracy, reliability and usability. RoadVista, a Gamma Scientific company, is committed to making roads visibly safer with a complete selection of instruments and laboratory testing services for retroreflection. Retroreflectometers from RoadVista are available for testing traffic signs, pavement markings, sign sheeting and high visibility clothing.

About Professional Pavement Products

Professional Pavement Products (PPP) is a leading provider of maintenance and construction products for the improvement of safety and effectiveness of our roadways and parking areas. Established in 1996, the company currently provides over 800 products online and through six warehouse outlets in the Southeastern USA and Texas. PPP is the exclusive distributor of the RoadVista Model 922 retroreflectometer in North America and is highly recognized as experts for retroreflectivity matters, retroreflectometers and the associated safety concerns that led to retroreflectivity standards inclusion in the MUTCD. PPP currently serves the following associations in various capacities concerning retroreflectivity matters: American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA), American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), Transportation Research Board (TRB), and Local/Tribal Technical Assistance Program (LTAP/TTAP). For more information on PPP, please visit www.pppcatalog.com – for more information regarding the RoadVista 922 or to request a demonstration, please visit www.ppcatalog.com/922.