Learn how to improve road safety from experts in engineering and the human factors affecting road-user safety.
Road traffic accidents currently result in about 1.25 million deaths each year and leave between 20 and 50 million people with non-fatal injuries. In addition to the impact on human life and safety this also results in significant economic losses.
By linking engineering and human behavior theories, this course will enable the design of safer roads, develop better road safety plans and policies and ensure the presence of the human factor in both policy and design.
The course uses real-life examples that show how these theories and models can be applied to your actual situation. The course will also demonstrate the importance of the underlying factors behind traffic accidents. This course covers the most important topics in road safety such as road infrastructure design, the safety of vulnerable road users and the role of education, training and enforcement. These are all crucial topics that will be discussed from human, road, vehicle and policy perspectives.
- Online Course
June 2, 2021 - July 13, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm