Loading Events

Road Safety Audits: From Concept to Results

Dec 8, 2021 - Dec 16, 2021

Overview Road safety audit and inspections serve the common purpose of identifying risk factors related to road design or traffic control that may lead to crashes, or make crashes more severe. In many cases, they also assist network highway operators and city traffic departments in identifying engineering weaknesses and hazardous locations, even in the absence of robust traffic injury data. Almost 85% of countries surveyed by the World Health Organization currently report implementing road safety audits or inspections, and it is important for all road safety professionals to understand how to design and implement them correctly for maximum safety benefits. This course includes access to the IRF Road Safety Audit Team Leader Certification Program. This course will be delivered by instructors from the MicroTraffic road safety team with select guest speakers.

Why Online?

  • Earn 20 Professional Development Hours
  • Expert training by professionals for Professionals: access IRF’s unique curriculum and lectures
  • developed by world-class specialists
  • Accelerated learning processes: get up to speed and gain new insights in less time and with no travel constraints
  • Full access to learning materials and session recordings
  • Small classrooms & scheduled One-on-One sessions with instructors
  • Self-paced options available
  • Interactive group projects and case studies
  • Receive IRF Certification

Format

The lectures will be taught over a two-week period with live 2,5-hour on-line sessions held Monday through Thursday. Upon completion of the training program, the IRF will administer an on-line knowledge test. Participants with a score of 80% of the exam will be awarded with a certificate verifying their successful completion of the course.

Learning Objectives

  • Focus on road deficiencies that lead to severe and fatal injuries
  • Understand at which stages and how to conduct road safety audits
  • Understand the benefits, resources and legal issues associated with road safety audits
  • Identify data sources available to support the work of road safety auditors
  • Use advanced methods to forecast and analyze traffic safety conditions
  • Learn how to present findings to decision makers and make a compelling case for safety investments
  • Learn how to prioritize audit findings within a set investment budget

Target Audience

  • National Road & Transport Agency Executives
  • Highway Engineers and Managers
  • Federal and State Road Safety Agencies
  • Road Safety Professionals
  • Private Consultants & Contractors
The lectures will be taught over a two-week period with live 2,5-hour on-line sessions held Monday through Thursday. Upon completion of the training program, the IRF will administer an on-line knowledge test. Participants with a score of 80% of the exam will be awarded with a certificate verifying their successful completion of the course. [blank h=”30″] [/blank] [sched sidebar="yes" url="//roadsafetyauditsfromconcept2021.sched.com/"]View the Road Safety Audits: From Concept to Results schedule & directory.[/sched]

LEAD INSTRUCTOR

Lead Road Safety Engineer, MicroTraffic Craig Milligan, Ph.D., P.Eng., RSP2I

Craig has completed design stage road safety audits for more than $8B of capital works and in-service road safety audits for more than 300 intersections and 4000 km of highway. He applies a scientific and safe systems approach to the identification of road user risk and opportunities for safety improvement. Craig leads a 30-person team at MicroTraffic, which is active in 64 cities and focused on helping governments to use artificial intelligence and video analytics within their road safety audit and improvement planning activities. Craig has a Ph.D. in road safety engineering from the University of Manitoba and 15 years of professional and leadership work experience. He worked at the World Bank before starting MicroTraffic and has held leadership roles within the IRF, CARSP, TAC, and TRB.

LinkedIn | MicroTraffic

[blank h=”30″] [/blank]

ASSOCIATE INSTRUCTOR

Road Safety Engineer, MicroTraffic Amanda Puska

Amanda is a road safety engineer and certified Road Safety Professional based in Winnipeg, Canada. She has completed road safety reviews for various cities across North America, applying a safe systems approach to the identification of road user risk and recommendation of evidence-based measures to improve safety. With MicroTraffic, Amanda has helped assist more than 60 communities in leveraging near miss data from video analytics to proactively and precisely diagnose risks and empower effective road safety improvement planning. Amanda completed her M.Sc at the University of Manitoba in Transportation Engineering.

LinkedIn | MicroTraffic [blank h=”30″] [/blank]

ASSOCIATE INSTRUCTOR

Chair, Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Workforce Development Committee Jean-François Gysel, P.Eng., M.A.Sc., Ph.D.

Jean-François is a civil Engineer whose expertise includes Transportation Planning, Traffic Management, ITS, Road Design, Public Transit, Active Mobility and Road Safety. He has more than 35 years of professional experience in over thirty countries. In addition to his technical expertise, Jean-François has more than 15 years of business strategic experience related to project management, business strategies and organization planning. He has been speaker at numerous conferences and taught as a lecturer in English, French and Spanish. Jean-François currently serves as the President of Engineers Without Borders Quebec, chair of the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Workforce Development Committee and past-chair of the Canadian national committee of the World Road Association (PIARC). He is also a member of the Board of the TAC Foundation, of the Quebec Transport Association (AQTR) and of the Order of Engineers of Quebec Foundation.

[blank h=”30″] [/blank]

ASSOCIATE INSTRUCTOR

MicroTraffic / Fireseeds North Mustapha Azzouzi

Mustapha Azzouzi, P.Eng, Msc, is an International Transport & Road Safety Expert, Road Safety Auditor and high-level Trainer. He is an advanced specialist in road safety engineering and trusted by several international organizations such as the World Bank Group (WB, GRSF, …), the European Bank of Investment, the German International Cooperation, The international Road Assessment Program-UK, FireSeeds North Infrastructure-Canada, etc. Mustapha has a successful international experience in developing proactive road safety strategies & action plans, studies and road safety Audit/Inspection and capacity building for several governments & MoTs in: Canada, Mali, Saudi Arabia, Madagascar, Lebanon, Benin, Morocco, Togo, Cameroon, Tunisia, Nigeria, etc. He is a certified high-level road safety auditor, having conducted more than 600 road safety audits as a Team Leader/member in Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Lebanon, Canada, etc.

[blank h=”30″] [/blank]

Computer Requirements

Operating System Windows 7 – Windows 10, Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), macOS Catalina (10.15), Linux, Google Chrome OS, Android OS 5 (Lollipop) – Android 9 (Pie), iOS 10 – iOS 12, Windows Phone 8+, Windows 8RT+ Web browser Google Chrome (most recent 2 versions) Mozilla Firefox (most recent 2 versions) Internet Explorer v11 (with Adobe Flash if running Windows 7) Apple Safari (most recent 2 versions) Microsoft Edge (most recent 2 versions) Internet connection 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended) Hardware 2GB of RAM (minimum), 4GB or more of RAM (recommended) Microphone and speakers (USB headset recommended) >