Madison Portable Traffic Light ITS Type Approved in Queensland

Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) has approved Madison Technologies’ Portable Traffic Light (PTL) for use on State roads. The PTL is the first device approved to be fully compliant with the latest standard MRTS 264 Type 1 Portable Traffic Signal System. TMR created specifications around these devices to safely remove traffic controllers from the roadside in high speed zones.

“Being recognised as the first compliant device within the latest standards from TMR demonstrates our unique focus and resilience in driving high quality solutions that deliver safe working environments. The extensive testing and build programs undertaken as part of this product development will reassure our customers that this technology will support their focus on safely removing traffic controllers from targeted zone applications.” – Paul Calabro, CEO Madison Technologies

Madison Technologies has created the next generation portable traffic signal system as a safer alternative to STOP/SLOW signs and is designed with easy set-up and operation with minimal training in mind. The PTL uses smart and innovative technology, making it safe and efficient for traffic controllers to operate. Key features and benefits of the PTL include:

  • Safety interlocks with ‘all red’ signal on faults
  • Operating modes: include Shuttle Control and Gating
  • Adjustable tripod legs to enhance stability in any terrain
  • 2.7” LCD screen with backlight for night-time operation on HRC
  • Lightweight master controller with backlit LCD display
  • Hot-swappable batteries for disruption-free operation
  • Extensive built-in safety features and interlocks eg early warnings; GPS location, compass direction and tilt warnings
  • Portable lightweight design for easy set-up
  • Quick fit target board for higher visibility
  • IP65 enclosures to keep out moisture and dust

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