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Overview

New unsafe roads are being designed and built because national standards are out of date and or road authorities and design engineering cons lasting firms are unaware of today’s safety best practices and new state of the art technologies. In response, the IRF has created a complete and comprehensive world class safety training program — Safer Roads by Design™  — built to leave a lasting impression on attendees. Its intent is to introduce concepts that can be used to prevent accidents, as well as concepts that will help reduce the severity of accidents.

Safer Roads By Design™ is one of the most comprehensive road safety training programs in the world.

Target Audience

  • Road Agency Executives
  • Traffic Management Professionals
  • Highway and Street Engineers
  • Traffic Safety Professionals
  • Planners
  • Maintenance Personnel
  • Road Contractors
  • Design Consultants
  • Law Enforcement
  • Academic & Students of Relevant Disciplines

Safer Roads by Design - Bulgaria

An Introduction to the Engineering Fundamentals for Road Safety Engineering

Opening Remarks: What We Want to Achieve

09:00-10:30

  • What the “Safe System” means for road & highway professionals
  • Factors that contribute to road crashes
  • Progress & remaining challenges in Bulgaria and the region

Building Capacity for Safer Roads Design

11:00-12:30

  • Benefits of Road Safety Audits & Inspections
  • Ensuring Audit findings are implemented
  • Bulgaria’s experience with safety audits
  • Qualification requirements for Road Safety Audit Team Leaders

Application Workshop: Work Zone Safety

14:00-17:00

  • Fundamentals of Work Zone Safety
  • How to treat the five elements in a work zone
  • State of the art treatments for Work Zones
  • Making work zones safer and more acceptable to all road users

Details

Date:
June 10, 2016
Time:
09:00 - 17:00
Venue:
Hotel Marinela, Sofia
Address:
Sofia, Bulgaria
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Cost:
INVITED PARTICIPANTS
Complimentary Registration
IRF MEMBERS
US $50
ALL OTHERS
US $100
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Organizer:
Brendan Halleman
Phone:
+1 703 535 1001
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