• Published On: March 22, 2024Categories: , ,

    This specialized course on Road Safety Audits and Safe Roads by Design offers an in-depth exploration into the critical aspects of road safety and effective design principles. Aimed at engineers, planners, and road safety professionals, the training provides a comprehensive understanding of how to conduct thorough road safety audits at various stages of road development. Participants will engage in learning about the latest standards and methodologies for identifying and mitigating potential road safety issues. The course also covers the principles of 'Safe System' approach and 'Vision Zero' concepts, emphasizing the importance of designing roads that inherently reduce the risk of accidents and enhance safety for all road users. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical case studies, attendees will acquire the skills necessary to design, evaluate, and improve road networks to ensure maximum safety. This training is essential for professionals committed to creating safer roads and reducing the incidence of road accidents in their communities.

  • Published On: November 7, 2022Categories: , ,

    Selecting a road safety countermeasure can thus be a life-or-death decision: specifiers need to understand certain criteria with regards to available systems or design scenarios, and also have a clear understanding of applicable standards, as well as site-specific conditions where they are to be used. This course reviews the state of knowledge and presents processes to determine appropriate road engineering countermeasures based on these site conditions.

  • Published On: April 1, 2021Categories: ,

    This course introduces scientific principles for forecasting the benefits of road safety projects. The goal is to estimate and defend reductions in fatalities and serious injuries, to assign dollar valuations to proposed improvements, and to compare these benefits to project or program costs.