National Center for Rural Road Safety

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SELECT TRAINING MODULES: SAFE SYSTEM APPROACH | SAFETY CULTURE | TOWARD ZERO DEATHS

Safe System Approach

Part 1: Introducing the Safe System Approach and Traffic Safety Culture - June 30, 2021

December 30, 2021 9:31 pm

Part 1 of this 6-part series focuses on introducing the Safe System Approach and Traffic Safety Culture through specific rural examples.
Presenters:
- Mark Doctor (Senior Safety and Geometric Design Engineer for the Federal Highway Administration’s Resource Center in Atlanta, GA)
- Nic Ward (Director of the Center for Health and Safety Culture at Montana State University)
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Part 2: Safe Road Users - August 26, 2021

December 30, 2021 9:31 pm

Part 2 of this 6-part series focuses on the Safe Road User.
Presenters:
- Joseph Marek (Transportation Safety Program Manager for Clackamas County)
- Rob Sadowsky (Transportation Safety Outreach Coordinator for Clackamas County)
- Abe Moland (Health and Transportation Impact Planner for Clackamas County)
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Part 3: Safe Vehicles - September 7, 2021

December 30, 2021 9:31 pm

Part 3 of this 6-part series focuses on the Safe Vehicle Element through the lens of actions agencies can take. We look at what rural agencies can do to prepare for automated, connected, and electric vehicles. We also explore examples of agencies prioritizing safety in their own vehicles safer. Presenters :
- Eric Jackson PhD (Executive Director at Connecticut Transportation Institute and Director at Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center)
- Tyler Weldon (State Maintenance Engineer at Colorado DOT)
- Randy Johnson (KC Scout Manager at Missouri DOT)
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Safety Culture

Examining Rural Traffic Safety Culture: An Appalachia Case Study - October 27, 2020

April 27, 2022 7:01 pm

This webinar focuses on a recently completed project examining traffic safety in the Appalachian Region.
Presenter:
- Dr. Wes Kumfer (Engineering Research Associate at UNC highway Safety Research Center)
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Assessing the Operational & Cultural Environment of the Transportation Workforce - January 31, 2017

April 27, 2022 4:26 pm

NCRRS presents results of its research project, “Assessing the Operational and Cultural Environment.”
Presenters:
- Nic Ward (Director at the Center for Health and Safety Culture)
- Jay Otto (Research Scientist at the Center for Health and Safety Culture)
- Danena Gaines (Senior Associate at Cambridge Systematics, Inc.)
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Traffic Safety Culture Messaging - March 25, 2020

April 27, 2022 7:00 pm

This webinar sheds light on identifying different forms of traffic safety messaging, exploring the role of message “frame,” and recognizing possible negative “reactance” to messages.
Presenter:
- Nic Ward (Director at the Center for Health and Safety Culture)
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