Regulatory and Road Safety Assessment of Digital and Projected Advertising Displays

Based on contents from TAC’s Digital and Projected Advertising Displays: Regulatory and Road Safety Assessment Guidelines (2015) 

This webinar provides participants with important considerations for regulating digital and projected advertising displays (DPADs) from a road safety perspective. Fundamental concepts, the current state of knowledge and research and a set of guiding principles promoting responsible, fair, transparent, and consistent DPAD regulations will be presented. Participants will also learn about identifying key aspects of DPADs and recommendations for developing and reviewing DPAD applications.

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Webinar registrants purchasing copies of Digital and Projected Advertising Displays: Regulatory and Road Safety Assessment Guidelines (2015) will receive a one-time, 15% discount on copies purchased in print (PTM-DPAD-E) and e-book (PTM-DPAD-E-EBK) formats.  A special promo code will be provided as part of the confirmation email webinar registration. Offer valid until 2016-10-31.


  • PART 1: Introduction
  • PART 2: Fundamental concepts
  • PART 3: Current state of knowledge and research limitations
  • PART 4: Guiding principles for regulating DPADs
  • PART 5: Policy decision considerations
  • PART 6: Regulatory approaches and recommendations for DPAD signs and sign placement
  • PART 7: Summary and conclusion
  • PART 8: Questions and answers

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the current state of knowledge about DPAD road safety impacts
  • Understand considerations to include in DPAD by-laws, policies and regulations
  • Evaluate road safety impacts of DPADs
  • Assess DPAD permit applications and defend decisions to approve or reject applicants

Target Audience

  • Road safety engineers and public works professionals responsible for reviewing DPAD permit applications and monitoring implementation, operation and maintenance
  • Policy makers


Garreth Rempel, Founding Partner,
MORR Transportation Consulting Ltd.

Garreth has over 15 years’ experience in transportation engineering, planning and research in public and private sectors, and academia. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Manitoba, for which he received the Innovation Award from the World Road Association. Garreth is an active member of the Transportation Association of Canada, the Transportation Research Board and ITS Canada and serves on numerous transportation-related committees.  He has led or participated in projects across Canada and in the U.S. to help public agencies achieve their road safety goals, improve economic development, understand traffic flows, accommodate trucks, pedestrians, and cyclists, and establish transportation policies and regulations.


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