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RSCP Core Module #1: Introduction to Road Safety

Thursday, September 21st, 2:00 – 4:00 pm EST

This two-hour training provides an overview of safety trends, an understanding of the national safety vision, and discusses techniques for safety collaboration. It will also discuss the importance of prioritizing safety and how an individual can become a Road Safety Champion.

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RSCP Core Module #2: Understanding Human Factors

Thursday, September 28th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm EST

This two-hour training will provide an overview of human factors principles and a framework for crash analysis. It will allow the non-expert in human factors to more effectively bring consideration of the road user’s capabilities and limitations into policies and practices. Armed with that knowledge, construction and maintenance personnel, planners, engineers, public health professionals and law enforcement can work together to target appropriate countermeasures to help reduce injury crashes.

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RSCP Core Module #4: Overview of the MUTCD

Thursday, October 5th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm EST

This module is an introduction and overview of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). The MUTCD defines the standards by which traffic signs, road surface markings, and signals are designed, installed, and used on all public streets, highways, bikeways, and private roads open to public traffic.  This module will help participants become aware of the need for uniformity of traffic control devices. Emphasis will be given to an understanding of the MUTCD, Traffic Control Devices, and Temporary Traffic Control.

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RSCP Core Module #5: Intersection of Transportation with Public Health and Law Enforcement

Thursday, October 12th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm EST

This two-hour training will discuss the need for transportation, public health and law enforcement agencies to work together on the road to zero and strategies to achieve this.

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RSCP Core Module #6: Reading the Roadway

Thursday, October 19th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm EST

This two-hour training will teach participants how to “read the road” as well as the importance of doing so in daily activities. It will use real world examples on different roadway components to demonstrate how participants may be able to uncover potential safety issues during their routine activities.  It will also discuss how the road safety audit process can be used to “read the road” in a more formal approach. The training will also discuss the consequences daily activities of workers may have on safety.

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RSCP Core Module #7: Safety Analysis Process

Thursday, October 26th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm EST

The safety analysis process, as part of the FHWA Safety Toolkit, is a systematic process for identifying the factors that can contribute to crashes and implementing effective countermeasures.  It is a best practice method that is flexible and can be used to fit your needs. This two-hour training will cover the safety analysis process and discuss how it can be applied using two different complementary analysis methods: the traditional site analysis and the systemic analysis. Additionally, case studies will be utilized to demonstrate practical applications on the process.

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RSCP Core Module #3: Introduction to Traffic Safety Culture

Thursday, November 2nd, 2:00 – 4:00 pm EST

This training introduces growing positive traffic safety culture to significantly improve road safety in America. Participants will leave the training with a better understanding of the elements that shape traffic safety culture, how those factors interact to affect behaviors related to traffic safety, strategies that can be implemented to improve traffic safety culture among various groups, and ideas about how they can leverage their role (and the role of others) in growing a positive traffic safety culture.

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