Safer Roads By Design
Road Safety Audits & Effective Countermeasures
The training course will cover the principles, concepts and components of Road Safety Audits & Effective Countermeasure. The workshop contents will be based on well-accepted literature and on the hands-on experiences of the instructor. This training course will teach the most relevant practices that provide the necessary conditions to implement successful road safety initiatives that will yield benefits to stakeholders: agencies, institutions, the motorized public and vulnerable users. The training will involve a detailed discussion of key factors such as building institutional capacity and proposed solutions to reducing traffic related injuries and fatalities. In addition, the training will examine successful examples of road safety approaches from both emerging and developed economies and present some practices and tools that can be utilized under different country conditions.
Safer Roads By Design™ is one of the most recognized road safety training programs in the world.
- Gain a clear understanding of roles and responsibilities of various road agencies towards reducing road fatalities and injuries. This is critical towards achieving goals set by the UN Decade of Action on Road Safety.
- Understand the issues facing pedestrian, bicyclist, motorcyclist, public transport and non-motorized vehicle safety
- Learn how to create a road safety audit team and how to conduct a road safety audit
- Discuss methods to identify dangerous roadside hazards and understand how to choose the correct option to correct the situation
- Road & Transport Agency Executives
- Highway Engineers and Managers
- Federal and State Road Safety Agencies and Professionals
- Private Consultants & Contractors
- Service Providers
From the Chairman
As the road industry’s most trusted brand in continuing education, the IRF provides road professionals with educational opportunities that are recognized worldwide by engineering and transportation societies. IRF’s Global Training Curriculum provides technical expertise in classroom and practical settings where attendees can learn from and have direct access to seasoned professionals. Each course is designed to assist attendees in learning to correctly apply the knowledge gained and provides the most relevant, up-to date information on best practices and technological solutions.
IRF Workshops are specifically developed to meet the needs of road professionals. Whether you are a representative of a highway agency, a member of a financing institution, consultant or contractor, IRF workshops will give you the necessary tools to deliver improvements to your organization.
As the IRF Chairman, I encourage you to make the most of these opportunities and help fulfill IRF’s vision of better roads for a better world.
H.E. Eng. Abdullah A. Al-Mogbel
Executive Vice President
Michael G. Dreznes
International Road Federation
Michael G. Dreznes assumed his current position of Executive Vice-President of the International Road Federation (IRF) in February of 2012. Dreznes has spent the last thirty years working to make the roads safer around the world. He is recognized as one of the world’s leading specialists on roadside safety promoting the concept of “Forgiving Roads,” and has conducted multiple road safety training seminars on roadside safety, work zone safety, vulnerable user safety and road safety audit in more than sixty countries around the world. Dreznes is the Co-Chairman of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) AFB20 (2) Roadside Safety SubCommittee on International Research Activities, Co-Chairman of the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC) Decade of Action Pillar 2: Safer Roads and Mobility Project Group, and a member of the PIARC Road Safety Technical Committee 3.2 Design and Operation of Safer Road Infrastructure. In January 2015, Dreznes was named the winner of the TRB AFB20 Roadside Safety Design Kenneth Stonex Lifetime Achievement Award.