Welcome to RPUG

The purpose of the Road Profile Users’ Group (RPUG) is to serve as a forum for the exchange of information between end users, data collectors, vendors, construction and design engineers and researchers who have an interest in road profiles, road roughness/smoothness, pavement surface textures, friction, and tire-pavement noise.



  • The 2015 RPUG conference will be held in Raleigh, NC, USA, from Nov. 2 to 5. It is ready for registration, hotel reservation, and presentation abstract submission. It will be a combined conference with FWDUG including a FWD workshop, a Basic ProVAL workshop, and a Advanced ProVAL workshop.
  • The 2015 ERPUG Forum will be held in Budapest, Hungary, from Oct. 15 to 16 with a ProVAL workshop on Oct. 14.