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ARAN – the “Flashy” Road Analyzing Tool

What has three colours of flashing lights and travels up to 80 kilometres an hour on B.C. highways while simultaneously gathering more than 10,000 measurements per second? It’s ARAN – the Automatic Road Analyzer! The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure hires this super specialized van (and the people who operate it and the equipment) to gather information about the condition of provincial highways and roads. The vehicle is kitted out with loads of technology, like laser reflectometers, computers, accelerometers,...

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