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27Mar, 12

IRD Awarded CDN $1.3 Million Weigh-In-Motion Contract In California

Saskatoon, SK March 27, 2012 – International Road Dynamics Inc. (IRD) announced today that it has been awarded a CDN$1.34 Million contract to provide a high speed Weigh-in-Motion (WIM) and verification system for a new Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Facility (CVEF) in Solano County, California. This system will be used by local enforcement personnel for selecting and directing commercial vehicles into the CVEF and by Caltrans for traffic planning purposes.

IRD will supply an integrated system including its world-leading Single Load Cell and Bending Plate WIM Scales with its state of the art iSINC Controller Electronics. The traffic data information collected by the system is essential for pavement studies, highway monitoring, capacity studies, accident rate calculations, and analysis of truck transport practices.

IRD’s expertise and experience in commercial vehicle enforcement and traffic data provide customers the opportunity to receive a comprehensive set of products and services from one source.

Mr. Terry Bergan, IRD’s President and CEO commented, “We are pleased to be participating in this project which expands our significant deployment of over 500 lanes of traffic data collection systems using Weigh-in-Motion in California. Under this contract, we will be providing systems and solutions which are recognized world-wide as the best in the industry.”

IRD is a highway traffic management technology company specializing in supplying products and systems to the global Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) industry. IRD is a North American company based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada with sales and service offices throughout the United States and overseas. Private corporations, transportation agencies and highway authorities around the world use IRD's products and advanced systems to manage and protect their highway infrastructures.

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The Company’s shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol IRD.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Terry Bergan
President & CEO
Phone: (306) 653-6600
U.S. (303) 355-5998

Francine Senecal-Lepage
Investor Relations
Phone: (306) 653-6603
Fax: (306) 653-1454
Email: irdir@irdinc.com

IRD is listed on the TSX - trading symbol - IRD
www.irdinc.com

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