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August 28, 2020
This year marks 10 years since the 3M-ACRS Diamond Road Safety Award was founded. This prestigious industry award is about recognizing and rewarding innovative road safety initiatives that have delivered improved road safety. Make your submission today.
November 05, 2019
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.
October 18, 2019
Radar-based intersection collision avoidance system takes out top road safety award.
September 03, 2019
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?
July 03, 2019
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.
May 30, 2019
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.
April 17, 2019
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.
March 15, 2019
On our roads the visibility of signs play an important role in keeping us safe. Don’t leave safety to chance, put your trust in a 3M™ Diamond Certified Manufacturer to ensure you are delivering the highest levels of road safety.
February 28, 2019
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.
October 15, 2018
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.
October 05, 2018
Winning program aimed at bringing about zero road deaths and injuries for young vulnerable children travelling in cars.
September 04, 2018
Compromised night vision, fatigue and impaired drivers all contribute to making driving at night more dangerous than at any other time of the day.
July 06, 2018
Any loss of life on our roads is one too many, every driver, rider and pedestrian deserves the right to come home safely. Together with your expertise we can make a difference and save more lives as we work towards zero fatalities on our roads.
October 17, 2017
ACT Child Safety Program Takes Out Top Road Safety Prize.
August 18, 2016
Accidents happen. Vehicles come out of nowhere. That’s why we challenge some of our best scientists and engineers to help improve roadway visibility and safety.
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.
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.
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.
3M™ Void Fillers, 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Paste Adhesives and Light-Weight Polysulfide Sealants reduce aircraft weight, maximising efficiency, minimising costs and enhancing sustainability.