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Audio Tactile Line Marking (ATLM) Dangerous on Main South Road

Started this discussion. Last reply by heather Mar 10. 32 Replies

ATLM has been installed by Department of Transport, Planning & Infrastructure (DPTI) along the edges of the Main South Rd over Sellicks Hill. ATLMs are raised thermoplastic bars around 150mm long…Continue

 

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DPTI Workzone Traffic Management Failing to consider Cyclists

Traffic Control at road works and the training of workers is quite a large industry with a number of contractors & trainers providing courses & trained staff. DPTI provides the material used in the training which is used to determine what signage, bollards etc are required for safety at road works.  Two documents seem to be main ones used. see Field…See More
Mar 26
heather replied to George B's discussion Audio Tactile Line Marking (ATLM) Dangerous on Main South Road
"George, when hazards on state govt roads, you can contact DPTI.For urgent hazards (including glass and gravel in bike lanes) phone 1800 018 313 (24-hr).For non-urgent hazards, email DPTI.EnquiriesAdministrator@sa.gov.au"
Mar 10
George B replied to George B's discussion Audio Tactile Line Marking (ATLM) Dangerous on Main South Road
"Took a ride up Sellicks Hill Friday 8/3. I was quite impressed with the shoulder they have built outside the ATLMs going up, mainly along the section with passing lane.   Very nice, thanks BISA.  I was unimpressed by gravel particularly on…"
Mar 9
George B replied to Equal2lance2's discussion Concrete in bike lane photos
"On Winery Rd, Currency Creek on the Eastern climb out of Tookayerta Creek across from the winery.Always plenty there. Will try to grab a photo for you. Thanks for taking the problem on :-)"
Feb 20
George B replied to George B's discussion Audio Tactile Line Marking (ATLM) Dangerous on Main South Road
"Good to hear thanks John. Will have to take a run up Sellicks to have a look but sounds good.Well done by BISA in their lobbying. Did like what I heard from Heatherin in BISA newsletter, re trip interstate where ATLMs were being used along the road…"
Jan 5
Norm replied to George B's discussion Audio Tactile Line Marking (ATLM) Dangerous on Main South Road
"Thanks for the feedback John, and I hope DPTI are still reading this thread, well done."
Jan 5
George B replied to Matt S's discussion To Blackwood - Winns road. From Blackwood - Corromandel parade/Murray's hill
"Sound useful but afraid not what a pita is?"
Jan 4
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"Genesis will run an early 4am bus from Strathalbyn to the 2019 TDU Challenge Tour’s Glenelg start. The Challenge Tour 158.7km, full distance ride starts at 6:00am from Colley Terrace, Glenelg to finish at Strathalbyn. Plan is for the Genesis…"
Jan 3
John Cantor replied to George B's discussion Audio Tactile Line Marking (ATLM) Dangerous on Main South Road
"I rode up Sellick’s Hill yesterday and I think that they have done a good job. They have used hot mix to add what is essentially a bike lane (but not marked as such) on the outside of the ATLM. It has made the ascent much safer and more…"
Jan 2
George B replied to George B's discussion Audio Tactile Line Marking (ATLM) Dangerous on Main South Road
"On BikeSA Grand Slam 3 from Williamstown we rode by a stretch of ATLMs on the Kersbrook Rd, from the roundabout at the One Tree Hill Rd intersection, on the left side as you headed up towards Kersbrook and stopping where the guardrail commenced.…"
Jun 15, 2018
George B replied to George B's discussion Audio Tactile Line Marking (ATLM) Dangerous on Main South Road
"Thanks Norm, Well done in your discussion. Hopefully will add further feedback to DPTI that ATLMs can only be used with care on wide shouldered roads with careful considerations of cyclists using the road."
Jun 15, 2018
Ian Radbone, BISA committee replied to George B's discussion Audio Tactile Line Marking (ATLM) Dangerous on Main South Road
"Thanks George, I'll pass this on to Paul. Ian"
Jun 15, 2018
Norm replied to George B's discussion Audio Tactile Line Marking (ATLM) Dangerous on Main South Road
"Did receive call and had a long discussion, not just Sellicks but the whole process.  Things covered  main roads rely upon the sweeping effect of high speed cars to keep roads clean with ATLM the cyclist is forced wider where there is less…"
Jun 15, 2018
George B replied to George B's discussion Audio Tactile Line Marking (ATLM) Dangerous on Main South Road
"Do agree with your lack of faith in DPTI Norm and also your concern on the lack of detail provided. Good luck with your inquiry & look forward to hearing the result.Also agree with your comments on cleaning gravel & rubbish from the shoulder…"
Jun 14, 2018
George B replied to George B's discussion Audio Tactile Line Marking (ATLM) Dangerous on Main South Road
"I think it is terrific news that DTPI have agreed it fix the Sellicks Hill ATLMs at a cost of $60K.They may not completely fix them but will certainly improve the situation & DPTI should definitely be more cautious & considerate before…"
Jun 14, 2018
George B replied to burley's discussion Winston Avenue - New protuberances
"Afraid I dislike the protuberances immensely as are very anti cyclist. I feel we should object strongly.I don't believe they have anything to do with pedestrians crossing but were originally intended to stop vehicles driving in the parking…"
Jun 14, 2018

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DPTI Workzone Traffic Management Failing to consider Cyclists

Posted on March 5, 2019 at 13:30 0 Comments

Traffic Control at road works and the training of workers is quite a large industry with a number of contractors & trainers providing courses & trained staff. DPTI provides the material used in the training which is used to determine what signage, bollards etc are required for safety at road works. 

Two documents seem to be main ones used. see

Field…

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