SCANNER specification 2009

After the withdrawal of SCANNER funding by the Department for Transport in 2008 and the subsequent appointment of TRL as the SCANNER auditor the SCANNER specification was revised by TRL to incorporate the new quality assurance and audit process.

Volume 1 provides a brief summary of the requirements for SCANNER surveys, and is intended to be read as a free standing document, as well as providing an overview of the other four volumes.  SCANNER Surveys for Local Roads Specification Volume 1 Advice to Local Authorities For surveys in 2009

Volume 2 contains advice to Local Authorities about the procuring SCANNER surveys under the SCANNER Specification and is to be read in conjunction with the other documents. It includes advice on preparing contact documents, inviting bids, assessing tenders, network referencing and managing contracts. It includes a model contact document as an annex.  SCANNER Surveys for Local Roads Specification Volume 2 Advice to Local Authorities For surveys in 2009

Volume 3, Using SCANNER data, explains the background to SCANNER Surveys and gives further guidance on the interpretation of processed SCANNER data. It contains advice on receiving and using SCANNER data, interpreting the results for local asset management and maintenance, producing and understanding performance indicators, and reporting NRMCS results.  SCANNER Surveys for Local Roads Specification Volume 3 Advice to Local Authorities For surveys in 2009

Volume 4, Technical Requirements - SCANNER Survey Data and Quality Assurance, defines the technical requirements for the services to be provided by the survey contractor, including the Survey Data and the requirements for Quality Assurance procedures to ensure the Services are consistent and reliable. It also includes the specifications for audit processes, monitoring, calibration, and requirements for repeat surveys.  SCANNER Surveys for Local Roads Specification Volume 4 Advice to Local Authorities For surveys in 2009

Volume 5, Technical requirements for SCANNER Survey Parameters and Accreditation defines the technical requirements for the parameters provided by the machine developer, including acceptance and consistency testing and accreditation. It describes the requirements for accreditation of the Equipment. It also describes the requirements for consistency testing and for the reporting and delivery of data from SCANNER accredited surveys.  SCANNER Surveys for Local Roads Specification Volume 5 Advice to Local Authorities For surveys in 2009