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Road Safety Fundamentals Webinar Series (7 of 10): Road Geometry and Roadside Safety
February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
When: Thursday, February 25, 2021 — 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET
This webinar was developed by the ITE Transportation Safety Council
This 10-part Road Safety Fundamental Webinar series highlights various aspects of road safety as part of ITE’s continued focus on Vision Zero and the goal to reduce and eventually eliminate fatalities. Presented by experts in their field, this series will have a topic appropriate for all levels. There is a suite of introductory webinars for those not familiar with road user safety as well as modules discussing safety evaluations and safety for all road users.
This webinar provides design professionals with the basic knowledge of the effects that design decisions can have on the safety of roadway facilities. It covers the proven countermeasures that have been shown to reduce various types of crashes. The webinar will consider safety impacts for all modes of travel as well as considering various roadway types and community context. Crash Modification Factors can help designers quantify the safety improvements from implementing countermeasures. It covers roadside safety information from the Roadside Design Guide. Roundabouts and alternative intersections have safety benefits by addressing left turns and conflicting movements, reducing the number and severity of conflicts.
Attendees of this webinar will learn about:
- The relationship between highway design and crashes
- Crash Modification Factors
- The FHWA proven safety countermeasures
- Application of innovative intersection types
- Design elements of roadside safety in design
- Richard Coakley, Chief Technical Officer | Jacobs
- Srikanth Panguluri, Technologist | Jacobs
Individual Webinar — ITE member price: $99; non-member price: $149
This fee includes a live web event, an archived recording, webinar evaluation, 1.5 PDH credits, and a certificate of completion.