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New Approaches to Highway Safety Analysis


Schedule:  next course unscheduled
Last course offered February 22-24, 2011


Previous Course Flyer


Description:  The primary purpose of this course is to help attendees gain an understanding of the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) process, safety engineering principles and human factors issues related to traffic and road safety. It also provides the participant with an explanation of the latest methods for identifying collision causes and selecting cost-effective safety improvements. Finally, this course will serve as a prerequisite for those who will be utilizing SafetyAnalyst, a set of software tools currently under development that are designed to assist State and local agencies to
improve the decisionmaking process in implementing safety improvement projects.

 

Audience:  This course is intended primarily for State DOT staff involved with the Highway Safety Improvement Program, and for
FHWA safety specialists. These specialists include engineers, planners, and technicians.

 


 

FHWA Course: Designing and Operating Intersections for Safety

 

Schedule:next course unscheduled


Course flyer ( pdf, 1 page)

 

Description: This 3 day course is being offered by the FHWA. This course examines various aspects of design and operations and how they affect the safety of an intersection and its various users. This course contains a total of six modules: Users and Intersections; Diagnostics and Countermeasures; Geometric Design; Unsignalized Intersections; Signalized Intersections and Case Studies.

Audience: State, county, city and consultant personnel involved with the design and operations of intersections.

 


Intersection Safety Workshop

 

Schedule: next course unscheduled

 

Course flyer will be posted here when available.

 

Description: The objective of this workshop is to reduce the incidence of intersection crashes through application of readily-available best practices for traffic control devices, lighting, and geometric design with an emphasis on rural intersections. Audience: This workshop targets state, county and city personnel who are responsible for the design, safety, and traffic operations on intersections.

 

Previous course flyer ( pdf, 1 page) for informational purposes only

 


Planning and Designing Roads for Older Driver Safety

 

Schedule: next course unscheduled

 

Description: This workshop was developed in conjunction with the "Older Driver Highway Design Handbook." The goals of this workshop are 1) to illustrate why the Handbook is needed by outlining and depicting the changes that occur with aging and how they impact highway design; 2) to highlight the relationship between the Handbook and existing design manuals; and 3) to demonstrate application of the guidelines in the Handbook.

 

Audience: This workshop targets design, safety, and traffic engineering personnel who are responsible for day-to-day road design.

 

Previous course flyer ( pdf, 1 page) for informational purposes only

 


Rural 2-Lane Roadway Safety Course

 

Schedule: next course unscheduled

 

Course flyer will be posted here when available.

 

Description: This workshop focuses on two-lane rural roads. Subjects will include: Discussion of highway project development process, including how and when key safety sensitive design decisions are made. Discussion of the role and intent of design criteria, guidelines and standards. Discussion of key variables and parameters affecting design and safety.

 

Audience: State, county, city and consultant personnel involved with safety and design on 2-lane rural roads.

 

Previous course flyer ( pdf, 1 page) for informational purposes only