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Highway Safety Manual Practitioners Guide for Horizontal Curves

PROGRAM AREA: Highway Safety
Instructor-led Training (ILT)Instructor-led Training (ILT)
Calendar Year
Host Price
1 Days
0.6 Units
$300 Per Participant

TRAINING LEVEL: Intermediate

CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 22 Maximum: 30


This course provides participants with some tools for evaluating the safety performance of horizontal curves along with suggestions for countermeasures that could improve safety performance. Topics covered in this course include the size and magnitude of the problem, tools for identifying and prioritizing horizontal curve safety, low cost maintenance countermeasures, and a discussion of engineering countermeasures.


Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the magnitude of the safety issues and the trends in their State
  • Describe two tools available for identifying problem locations with or without crash data
  • Explain how maintenance activities can improve safety performance of horizontal curves
  • Identify several engineering options available that can improve the safety performance of horizontal curves
  • Identify operational and public policy issues that can improve the safety performance of horizontal curves


The target audience for the course includes Federal, State and local highway engineers, consulting highway design engineers, and maintenance workers. This training program is intended for individuals that have the responsibility for identifying, recommending, selecting, installing and/or maintaining appropriate countermeasures to help improve the safety of horizontal curves.

If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at or 877.558.6873.


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The National Highway Institute (NHI) has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, NHI has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider status, NHI is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.


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