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NJLTAP – Combating Roadway Departure Crashes (Postponed)
- August 12, 2020
- 8:00 am–3:30 pm
This course provides participants with some tools for addressing roadway departure crashes. Topics covered in this course include a discussion of engineering countermeasures as well as implementation strategies.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the Roadway Departure crash problem
- Discuss countermeasures to:
- Reduce potential for leaving the roadway
- Reduce potential for a crash if a vehicle does leave the roadway
- Minimize severity if a crash does occur
- Compare methods for deploying countermeasures
Combating Roadway Departure Crashes Agenda
Session 1: Introduction to Roadway Departure
Session 2: How Do We Get To Safety?
Session 3: Countermeasures to Keep Vehicles on the Roadway – Signing, Delineation & Lighting
Session 4: Countermeasures to Keep Vehicles on the Roadway – Pavement & Geometric
Session 5: Countermeasures to Improve Chances of a Safe Recovery
Session 6: Countermeasures to Minimize Severity of Crashes that Occur
The target audience for the course includes Federal, State and local highway engineers, consulting highway design engineers, and maintenance workers. This training program is intended for individuals that have the responsibility for identifying, recommending, selecting, installing and/or maintaining appropriate countermeasures to help improve highway safety.
David P. Orr, P.E., is the Director of the Cornell Local Roads Program, NY LTAP. Formerly the Deputy Highway Superintendent for Yates County, NY. David has over fifteen years of road-related experience.
6 Technical CPWM Contact Hours, 6 Professional Development Hours. This course has been approved for 6 PDH for New York State PEs.
Withdrawal Policy: In the event that you are unable to attend a program for any reason, please note you must submit your withdrawal in writing at least 72 hours in advance of the start of a program to receive a refund. If am emailed or faxed withdrawal is not received by our department, the full program fee will be charged and is nonrefundable. A phone call asking for withdrawal is not sufficient.