Certification Course on Road Safety Audit for NHAI Officers 12-26 September 2022, TRIP Centre, IIT Delhi

Introduction

TRIP Centre, IIT Delhi signed an MoU with the  Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), Government of India, and Indian Road Congress (IRC) to initiate 15 days curriculum/course for training of Road Safety and Safety Audit and other related matters emerge over time for benefit of highway engineers/road departments finalized for Expert Committee headed by DG(RD)&SS, MoRTH in order to maintain uniformity through out the country.  This course provides an excellent opportunity for Engineers, Consultants, Practitioners, Researchers etc. to enhance knowledge, skills and certify themselves in the domain of Road Safety Engineering and Auditing.  The certificate will be issued to those candidates on successfully attending the course, completion of field tasks, and written exam which will be conducted at the end of course.  Examination/evaluation will be conducted for issuance of accreditation from IRC. 

Course Objectives

National Highway Authority of India nominated its officers to undergo the Road Safety Audit course.  

Participants

Target Group: Highway Engineers; Road Safety Practitioners; Traffic Engineers; Transportation Planners and Students.

Minimum B.Tech/BE Civil Engineering/ M.Tech/ME in Transportation Engineering/Highway Engineering/Highway Safety/ Transportation Planning (professionals and students) 

*(Professionals with other than Civil Engineering degree and working in road safety fields can also apply.  However they will be given IIT Delhi certification for participation only)

 

Host Institution

The Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Centre (TRIP Centre), Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India.

 

The faculty members associated with TRIP Centre have been involved in safety research over the past three decades.  TRIP Centre, IIT Delhi has been designated as the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Safety Technology.  The members of TRIP Centre have expertise in epidemiological studies, designs of vehicles and safety equipment, traffic flow modelling, transportation planning and care of injured persons.  Details of TRIP Centre, IITD activities are available at http://tripp.iitd.ernet.in.

 

Course Outline

- List of major topics covered in the course:

- Road traffic injury as a public health problem

- International road safety comparison

- Urban transport planning in road design

- Traffic safety legislations and enforcement

- Education and road safety (non engineering measures)

- Accident and injury data recording

- Statistical issues in road safety

- Risk assessment models

- Speed and safety

- Evaluation of safety measures

- Highway safety (roadside hazard management)

- Highway construction zone safety

- Safe urban roads and traffic calming at intersections

- Pedestrian safety and vulnerable road users (VRUs)

- Variables influencing driver speed

- ITS and asset management

- Road accident costing

- Prehospital Care

- Urban road safety audit

- Highway blackspots identification

- Highway blackspot inspection

- Highway safety audit (checklists)

- Case studies related to design stage, construction stage, and existing stage RSA

 

Course literature available at 

http://tripp.iitd.ernet.in/publication/coursekit

Correspondence address

Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Centre

Room MS 815 Main Building

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016

Phone: 011-26596361; 26596557; 26858703

Email: hodtripc@admin.iitd.ac.in

 

Venue :

TRIP Centre Lecture Hall

Room MS 901A, (7th floor) Main Building

IIT Delhi

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