Better than guessing: How MARWIS helps to enhance traffic safety

Crazy winter in the US: Snow storm Jonas was raging in the country few days ago and triggered several traffic accidents and casualities. Of course every party concerned is looking for ways to better prepare for and deal with storms like Jonas in the future. In the following, Ann Pattison from Lufft USA explains how school bus drivers in North Carolina manage to bring students to school safely and how every driver has a chance to lower traffic risks during cold days.

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New Lufft technology improves winter service in Offenburg

During cold days, there’s a lot of action on the yard of the technical services in Offenburg: Large gritters drive in and out, employees fill the road salt containers and clean the snow ploughs. However, the Deputy Head of Operations there took his time to report on the challenges of the winter service and shared his experiences with the new sensor technology MARWIS.

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Clever ice warning systems of the MeteoGroup

In cases of rain, snow, low sun, storms fog or frozen roads the weather can lead to dangerous traffic situations. At temperatures around 0°C it’s extraordinary critical. In the winter services’ fields of application there are many different conditions: some road sections are slippery; others are wet or even dry. Therefore the officers-in-charge wonder very year between fall and winter or winter and spring: Do I have to go out for a control tour? If so, where are the most critical spots? Joerg Riemann, meteorologist at Europe’s largest private weather service MeteoGroup, supports the winter service customers. In the following, he explains how they can make precise decisions and save time and costs with the help of data from ice warning systems…

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New road sensor MARWIS on tour in Germany

With the mobile road weather sensor MARWIS our engineers realized an innovative product which is able to contribute many improvements to the road and air traffic management. A lot of people who can benefit from MARWIS didn’t experience the new sensor in action already. This is to be changed in the upcoming weeks…

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