MUTCD Training. The following presentations describe the significant revisions that were incorporated in the 2009 MUTCD and are available for public use: The RSPCB Program works with organizations that offer training aimed at improving the skills and abilities of roadway safety practitioners.
These organizations offer free and forfee opportunities ranging from classroom training, live webinars, recorded webinars, and online courses. Highway Safety Manual. The Highway Safety Manual (HSM), published by the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) is the recognized source of information and methods for quantitatively evaluating traffic safety performance on existing or proposed roadways.
The FHWA Office of Safety protects the rights of those employed in, benefiting from, or affected by FHWA or the programs, policies and activities of its recipients, subrecipients, or contractors. Safety and Design Training: Courses, Seminars, and Workshops. FHWA Interstate Access Policy and Interchange Design Workshop; NHI, Fundamentals of Planning, Design and Approval of Interchange Improvements to the Interstate System NHI, Highway Safety Manual Practitioners Guide for Geometric Design Features; NHI A FHWA Highway Safety Manual Web Site Includes links to HSM guidance, training, case studies, and the three reference tools developed by FHWA.
Integrating the Highway Safety Manual into the Highway Project Development Process Provides examples for integrating methods from the HSM into planning, alternatives development and analysis, design Search for transportation training courses from the National Highway Institute (NHI) and download the NHI Course Catalog.
HSM requires an understanding of the Science of Safety which supports the quantitative methodologies presented in the manual. This course is an overview of the HSM structure, concepts and principles. to decision AASHTO Highway Safety Manual Training: Training is an important first step before using the HSM. Following is a brief description of the various training programs currently available to help state DOTs maximize the effectiveness of the HSM.
NHI HSM Training Courses FHWA has developed training courses on specific parts of the HSM The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is an agency within the U. S. Department of Transportation that supports State and local governments in the design, construction, and maintenance of the Nation's highway system (Federal Aid Highway Program) and various federally and tribal owned lands (Federal Lands Highway Program).
The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways, or MUTCD defines the standards used by road managers nationwide to install and maintain traffic control devices on all public streets, highways, bikeways, and private roads open to public travel. The MUTCD is published by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) under 23 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 655, The new Highway Safety Manual is the state of the art" toolbox" for the" science of safety" for the analysis and prediction of crash frequency for highways and streets.
The HSM reflects the evolution in safety analysis from descriptive methods to quantitative, predictive analyses. AASHTOs Highway Safety Manual: FHWA National Roadmap for Implementation Training (NHI) IHSDM Crash Modification Factor (CMF) Clearinghouse Highway Safety Manual Part D Includes the few CMFs of high quality