Certification Course on Road Safety and Road Safety Audit 13-27 March 2021, 13-23 March (Online) ; 23-27 March (In Person), IIT Delhi

Introduction

TRIPP, IIT Delhi in association with the  Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), Government of India, and Indian Road Congress (IRC) is organizing 15 days Certification Course on Road Safety and Road Safety Audit. 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. The course will be offered in two sessions; 11 days online and 4 days in-person covering site visits for field experience.  Schedule and venue details would be informed later to the registered candidates.  Registration is limited to 30 participants on first-come-first serve basis.

Course Objectives
Participants

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

Minimum B.Tech/BE Civil Engineering with 5 years experience / M.Tech/ME in Transportation Engineering/Highway Engineering/Highway Safety/ Transportation Planning (professionals and students) - Proofs to be attached.

*(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 Programme (TRIPP), Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India.

The faculty members associated with TRIPP have been involved in safety research over the past three decades.  TRIPP, IIT Delhi has been designated as the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Safety Technology.  The members of TRIPP have expertise in epidemiological studies, designs of vehicles and safety equipment, traffic flow modelling, transportation planning and care of injured persons.  Details of TRIPP, 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

 

Participation Fee

All participants except students and foreign delegates: INR 59000.00 (tax inclusive)

For students                                                         : INR 47200.00 (tax inclusive)

Foreign delegates                                                          : USD 1180.00 (tax inclusive)

The registration fee includes a kit, working lunch, tea, and snacks on all four days of the in-person session.  Accommodation, travel, and other associated expenses have to be borne by the participants. 

Correspondence address

Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme

Room MS 815 Main Building

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016, India

Phone: +91-11-26596361; 26596557

Email: trippiitd@gmail.com

Web: http://tripp.iitd.ernet.in 

Venue :

The course will be conducted Online and In-Person participation.

Online Session: 13-23 March 2021

In-Person Session: 23-27 March 2021

 

 

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