Entries by Jessica

Why are TMA’s necessary for protection when working alongside roads?

Working alongside an active road comes with inherit risks. While workers need to be aware of the usual site hazards, they also need to account for general road users and the potential for vehicles accidentally intruding into the work-zone. Safe Work Australia reported that 39% of worker fatalities from 2003 to 2016 were due to […]

What’s the benefit of a 25mm pixel pitch on a C Size VMS Board?

While it’s important to have a large screen size so that you’re noticed by your audience, it’s also important to consider how visible your message will appear on screen. This is where pixel pitch becomes important. Pixel pitch refers to the size and closeness of the globes which make up the screen of a VMS […]

The history of BLADE approval and important industry changes

Imagine, being behind the wheel of a stationary TMA truck and looking in your rear vision camera to see headlights of a large truck driving straight towards you at high speed, with no indication of slowing down or changing lanes. While it is the purpose of the TMA truck to absorb these kinds of impacts, […]

Watch crash test videos of the BLADE

Have you ever wondered what crash testing looks like for a Truck Mounted Attenuator (TMA)? It’s not all the same. Check out how the Blade TMA performed during it’s testing for MASH Approval in the video below. To find out more, read our article on Roll Ahead Distance

RMS Approves the use of the Blade Truck Mounted Attenuator on NSW roads

In addition to being nationally recommended for acceptance by Austroads, as of the 30 April 2019 the Blade Truck Mounted Attenuator (TMA) was formally approved for use on NSW roads by the Roads and Maritime Service (RMS). Since introducing the Verdegro Blade TMA to Australia, INNOV8 Equipment has been active in ensuring that the product […]

The importance of knowing Roll Ahead Distance

Firstly, what is Roll Ahead Distance? A question anyone in the market to buy or hire a Truck Mounted Attenuator (TMA) should be asking if they want to avoid unintentional harm. Roll Ahead Distance is the measurement of how far forward the TMA truck will move when the crash cushion at the rear is impacted. […]

Discover the benefits of the only TL-2 in Australia

Looking for a way to decrease traffic congestion when using a shadow vehicle? The lightweight construction and compact design of the Light Truck Mounted Attenuator (LTMA) allows more space for traffic to maneuver around the designated area, without sacrificing impact protection. Perfect for metropolitan and city roads where speed limits are 70km/hr or less. INNOV8 […]

5 Advantages of the Solar Hybrid System

Significant changes to our planet due to human impact are apparent. The burning of fossil fuels, dumping of rubbish and deforestation (among other factors), all contribute towards these negative changes. Luckily, many individuals and businesses alike are becoming increasingly aware of the need to take measures so that the environmental impact of their actions are […]

VicRoads becomes the latest state regulator to approve the Blade TMA

In addition to being nationally recommended for acceptance by Austroads, the Blade TMA has now been approved for use on Victorian roads at state level. Austroads announced its transition to the Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware (MASH) guidelines in April 2018. While Austroads makes national recommendations, the individual state regulators are ultimately responsible for making […]