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9 - TTC - Transportation and Traffic Control


TTC 120 - Road Safety Management

Code Start Date Duration Venue Fees
TTC 120 24 August 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
TTC 120 21 September 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
TTC 120 19 October 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
TTC 120 16 November 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
TTC 120 14 December 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Preventing death and serious injury in road crashes requires a systematic, planned response, led by an appropriately resourced and accountable governmental leadership. It is a global and national problem. This course studies accidents occurances, the role of human in preventing or causing these accidents, and vehicle and road factors in road safety. It also explains the operation, control and management of highway and street  networks for safety.  The course discusses safety improvement programs by explaining the relationship among highway design elements and safety.  Safety evaluation methods for  countermeasures are also covered.  Evaluation of effectiveness and benefit/cost of improvement programs will be discussed.  

Course Objectives

  • Defining highway safety problem
  • Learning how to interpret accident data
  • Identifying high accident locations
  • Learning how to develop countermeasures
  • Evaluating safety improvement projects
  • Learning methods of evaluation for safety monitoring

Who Should Attend?

  • Transportation and Roads engineers
  • Construction engineers
  • Technical engineers
  • Project managers

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • The nature and dimensions of the road safety problem: International and National Levels
  • Safety management systems
  • Road safety management components
  • Human factors in road traffic
  • Driver related factors 
  • Signals and singn related factors
 

Day 2

  • Data needs and limitations
  • Hazardous road conditions
  • Damaged & Poorly Designed Roads
  • Weather Related Events
  • Diagnosis of road accident problems

Day 3

 

  • Development of countermeasures
  • Road design
  • Engineering aspects of safe road infrastructure design
  • Key elements of safe road infrastructure design
  • Good practices in safe road infrastructure design

Day 4

  • Intersections; Delineation
  • Safe system intersection design principles
  • Road environment and intersection type
  • Intersection geometry 
  • signing and lighting 

Day 5

  • Road maintenance and construction
  • The roadside
  • Digital roadside advertising
  • Traffic management
  • Traffic volumes