A look at Australian Legislation for Truck Mounted Attenuators with INNOV8 Equipment’s Product and Compliance Officer

Tim Eato – Product and Compliance Officer Tim Eato is a former Navy Engineering Officer that discovered his interest in traffic management through working in hire companies’ traffic divisions. Tim has been part of the INNOV8 Equipment team…

Innov8 Statement On Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Important Information for Our Customers In response to COVID-19, INNOV8 Equipment would like to advise our customers and suppliers of the measures we are taking to protect our team, customers, and the continuity of our business. All…

IMPORTANCE OF SAFETY IN NIGHT ROADWORKS

Roadworks are essential for building better quality roads to improve the safety of all road users. However, with major projects such as the Northern Road Upgrade underway, it is necessary to look at the risks associated with night roadworks.…

Increasing productivity and safety in traffic management vehicles

When working on a road project there are several considerations that effect what equipment is required. One major component to this is ensuring that the equipment is appropriate for the job and compliant with all relevant standards. Safety considerations…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…