Solutions for Safer Roads and Streets
A Road Master Qualified Course
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Who Should Attend
This course is intended for highway and public works officials interested in learning about the fundamental concepts of safe roads. Superintendents and safety officers will benefit from this overview.
Participants taking this course will be able to:
- Explain how human factors affect highway safety and ways highways can be built and maintained to help overcome these issues.
- Predict changes in crashes after road and street upgrades using crash modification factors (CMFs).
- Justify the use of systemic safety to improve overall safety with limited funds.
- List the needs for good signs signals and markings.
- Select tools to help keep drivers on the road.
- Identify the steps to improve roadway safety including the use of guiderail.
- Examine intersections and determine upgrades to improve safety.
Al Bachner, P.E., is retired from the New York State Department of Transportation. Al’s work has focused on traffic safety issues. He is an adjunct professor at Nassau Community College.
Ken Swain, retired from NYSDOT with over 37 years of experience in highway construction and maintenance, employee safety and health, training and outreach. He has presented seminars on Work Zone Safety all around the State of New York.
Workshop Locations and Dates
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$50 per attendee
Timing of workshops
Workshops typically run from 8.30am to 3pm. Sign-in starts at 8am.
Workshop Manual: Solutions for Safer Roads and Streets (pdf)