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  • November 05, 2019

    Black spots...accidents waiting to happen

    Globally, approximately 1.35 million lives are cut short as a result of a road traffic crash, with many more suffering non-fatal injuries. Black spots on our roads contribute to numerous accidents, injuries and deaths. Learn how science can turn black spots into bright spots through retroreflectivity, to help save lives.

     

    11/05/2019 Black spots...accidents waiting to happen
  • September 03, 2019

    Road safety and elderly drivers.

    Driving is all about independence. However, as we age, our ability to process information, reaction times and visual acuity is generally diminished. How old is too old to drive and what can be done to improve road safety for this growing segment of drivers?

     

    09/03/2019 Road safety and elderly drivers.
  • July 03, 2019

    Can brighter signs really save lives on our roads?

    Driving a vehicle requires your full attention. Failure to clearly see and obey traffic signs can have drastic consequences…they can even be even fatal! The significance of highly visible road signage cannot be undervalued as a primary road safety tool.

     

    07/03/2019 Can brighter signs really save lives on our roads?
  • May 30, 2019

    Shine a light on road safety.

    Every year, over 1,200 people are killed and another 35,000 are seriously injured on Australian roads. National Road Safety Week, an annual initiative created by the SARAH Group honours those who have lost their lives on our roads and pledges to make them safer by highlighting the impact of road trauma and ways we can all work to reduce it.

     

    05/30/2019 Shine a light on road safety.
  • April 17, 2019

    Safer roads…a product of collaboration

    Road traffic accidents are a leading cause of death and injury worldwide, the impact of an accident and the resulting trauma is immense. Road safety is a shared responsibility, together with your solutions encompassing safe system inspired approaches we can progress ‘Towards Zero’, a vision of no fatalities or serious injuries on our roads.

     

    04/17/2019 Safer roads…a product of collaboration
  • February 28, 2019

    Into the darkness…lucky to be alive

    The visibility of heavy vehicles on our roads is a major factor in road safety. In Australia alone, during a 12 month period in 2018, 169 people died from 152 fatal crashes involving heavy trucks. Don’t leave safety to chance…heavy vehicle safety is a serious issue.

     

    02/28/2019 Into the darkness…lucky to be alive
  • October 15, 2018

    Improve road safety by increasing heavy vehicle visibility.

    Heavy vehicles account for 16% of fatal vehicle crashes. On the road, driver safety starts with the ability to readily see and identify these vehicles, especially in low light and low visibility environments.

     

    10/15/2018 Improve road safety by increasing heavy vehicle visibility.
  • Stay Warmer. Sleep better. Drive Safer.

    The unique microfibres in 3M™ Thinsulate™ Insulation trap warm air in and lock cold air out, so long haul truckers can get a better night’s sleep.

    December 1, 1901 Stay Warmer. Sleep better. Drive Safer.
  • Reducing stress for horses. (And for you.)

    Rivets and screws can generate uncomfortable vibrations throughout a horse trailer. But 3M™ VHB™ tape is strong enough to hold a trailer together and absorb road vibrations for a smoother ride all around.

    December 1, 1901 Reducing stress for horses. (And for you.)
  • Can confidence be reflected?

    We think it can. 3M™ Diamond Grade™ DG3 retro-reflective sheeting makes road signs brighter and clearer. So drivers see directions and warnings sooner and more clearly.

    December 1, 1901 Can confidence be reflected?
  • Subtraction adds up.

    3M™ Void Fillers, 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Paste Adhesives and Light-Weight Polysulfide Sealants reduce aircraft weight, maximising efficiency, minimising costs and enhancing sustainability.

    December 1, 1901 Subtraction adds up.
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