WDM® operates a fleet of survey vehicles to provide safe, reliable and cost effective assessment of road conditions.
WDM® systems link road condition data with accidents, structures, customer services, inventory, road maintenance and other data.
Equipment and Manufacturing
WDM® expertise is widely recognised in the field of pavement, road and highway survey equipment design.
The WDM® consultancy service was developed to help clients maximise the use of survey data.
UK Pavement Management Health Check
The latest version of W.D.M. Limited’s UK Pavement Management software (ukPMS) has successfully completed its annual health check. The system is regularly independently tested to cover the loading, processing and reporting of data and also when an existing version is modified. Version 4.10 of the PMS and ukPMS is scheduled for release by the end of January 2017. The independent consultants reported: “The WDM system (v4.10.0) has satisfied the requirements for the 2016 Annual Health Check for UKPMS and that this has been ratified by the Road Condition Management Group on behalf of the UK Roads Board.." ...
Meet WDM® at Highways UK Event - NEC 16/17 November 2016
Meet the WDM® team on Stand F06 at this year’s Highways UK event which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham on 16 and 17 November 2016. The Highways UK event brings together those responsible for the planning, operation and future-proofing of the UK's road network. Whilst at the show, WDM® will be meeting key decision makers and stakeholders, including highway engineers, civil engineering consultants, contractors, transport planners and suppliers, together with representatives of Highways England, DfT, local authorities and other transport organisations. Meet WDM® on Stand F06 at the...
All roads lead to Rome….and Milan! New SCRIM Survey Vehicle for Italy
W.D.M. Limited has completed the manufacture of a new Sideways-force Coefficient Routine Investigation Machine (SCRIM) road survey vehicle for one of Italy’s largest road services companies. The new SCRIM is the second road survey vehicle that WDM has built for Sineco Spa and was loaded on to a low-loader at WDM’s Bristol works for the journey across to Milan. A team from Sineco travelled across to Bristol for training on the vehicle before it was shipped. SINECO is a limited company engaged in control and maintenance engineering of large transport infrastructures. The company...
Keynote Speaker at Road Surface Treatment Association Conference
W.D.M. Limited’s Head of Consultancy, Mark Stephenson, will be one of the keynote speakers at the Road Surface Treatment Association’s 16th Annual International Conference in Liverpool. Mark, a Chartered Civil Engineer with more than 30 years’ experience in highway design and maintenance, will be speaking on the current practice and research into skid resistance in the UK and New Zealand. For two decades Mark worked in a large local authority in England, fulfilling a number of policy and operational roles. He joined W.D.M. Limited in 2008 and has a responsibility for a range...
American Trials: Reducing off-road and skid related accidents
The SCRIM built for the FHWA in America by W.D.M. Limited, which is being evaluated by researchers at Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI), has successfully competed in a comparison trial with locked wheel friction testers in Texas. The Federal Highways Administration took delivery of the Sideway-force Coefficient Routine Investigation Machine more than 18 months ago and is now funding a project to analyse continuous stretches of pavement in six US states to determine whether improving highway materials or design could reduce crashes and save lives. More than 35,000 people die annually on America’s roads, more than half...
THE COMPLETE MANAGEMENT SOLUTION
WDM® offers the complete highway asset management solution and is committed to helping improve road safety and saving lives.
The Company is the UK’s leading manufacturer and provider of highway condition surveying and monitoring equipment, with a unique understanding of highway maintenance and road asset management, supported by unrivalled experience and technical expertise.
WDM® is also the UK’s largest survey contractor, serving all UK Government agencies and the majority of local authorities, and continues to develop road condition monitoring technology, set new industry standards and help clients and partners in the UK and overseas, achieve new levels of best practice in road safety.