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Course Description

New Approaches to Highway Safety Analysis

PROGRAM AREA: Highway Safety
COURSE NUMBER: FHWA-NHI-380075
Instructor-led Training (ILT)Instructor-led Training (ILT)
Calendar Year
Length
CEU
Host Price
2017
3 Days
0 Units
$910 Per Participant

TRAINING LEVEL: Accomplished

CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 20 Maximum: 30

COURSE 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.

OUTCOMES:

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

  • Describe the components of the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP)
  • Explain safety engineering principles relevant to planning for highway safety improvement measures specific to three types of crashes roadway departures, intersection-related, and pedestrian
  • Describe the relevance and impact of human factors in the planning of highway safety improvement measures for three types of crashes roadway departures, intersection-related, and pedestrian
  • Determine strategies for the selection of cost-effective highway safety improvement measures for three types of crashes roadway departures, intersection-related, and pedestrian

TARGET 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.

If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at nhicustomerservice@dot.gov or 877.558.6873.


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