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Roadside Safety Training at Intertraffic

May 28, 2015


Complimentary IRF Roadside Safety Training at Intertraffic Istanbul

Registration is complimentary, but required. Register using the form at the the bottom of this page. intertraffic-istanbul

Download the Program About the Training

The one-day program will focus on the roadside safety in Turkey. The top Turkish government and private sector stakeholders will be in attendance to discuss current and existing standards and how to utilize international best practices to improve safety in Turkey. Simultaneous translation will be available.

Participants will be exposed to all aspects of Roadside Safety, including longitudinal barriers, crash cushions, terminals and transitions. They will be introduced to the existing products, and they will be taught the importance of site specific data to determine the most appropriate product for a particular application.

Upon completion of the Roadside Safety training, the attendees will have a better understanding of methods to identify dangerous roadside hazards and will understand how to choose the correct option to correct the situation. They will be aware of the best practices and state of the art technologies that could be used to make roadsides safer.


9:00 AM      Introduction and General Welcome Mr. Yakup DOST, Head of Traffic Safety Department, KGM 9:15 AM      Status of Roadside Safety in Turkey Prof. Ali ATAHAN, Istanbul Technical University

  • EN1317 use in Turkey
  • Available guidelines for selection of hardware (only guardrails though)
  • Areas of improvement, safety audits, vulnerable road users, crash cushions, transitions, turned down ends, etc.

9:45 AM      Roadside Safety – Forgiving Poles and Longitudinal Barriers Mike DREZNES, International Road Federation 11:30 AM     Lunch and Exhibition Visit Time 2:00 PM      Roadside Safety – Crash Cushions 3:30 PM      Roadside Safety – Transitions & Terminals Crash Cushions 4:00 PM      Roadside Safety – Final Exam 4:30 PM      Dismissal

Why Sponsor?

  • Meet the top decision makers in the Turkish Government
  • Network with the major private sector stakeholders in Turkey
  • Showcase your products in a growing market for road safety products
  • Get recognized as an international road safety leader
  • Value for now and future sponsorships: 100% of your sponsorship fees for this event will be credited towards a sponsorship to the 1st IRF Europe & Central Asia Regional Congress


More information: contact Magid Elabyad