Events / Meetings

Advancing Safety Through the Application of HSM Methods

When: Thursday, June 30, 2022 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM ET

This webinar is led by the ITE Safety Council.

Webinar Description:

This webinar provides a brief overview of the Highway Safety Manual (HSM), an overview of the predictive method for estimating expected average crash frequencies, and the role of observed crash data. Content will include the applicability of the empirical Bayes (EB) method and various methods for conducting safety performance evaluation identified in the HSM. The webinar will also discuss lessons learned from various case studies across the country that evaluate the safety of multiple design alternatives, highlighting methods and tools utilized for the evaluation.

Learning Objectives:
Attendees of this webinar will be able to:

  • Recall basic safety terminology, sources of information, and available tools;
  • Identify the predictive method for calculating the predicted and expected crash frequency, as well as the role of observed crash data;
  • Understand the various methods for estimating the safety effectiveness of a proposed project; and
  • Understand the importance of selecting the right approach and tools as part of the project evaluation.


  • Dante Perez-Bravo, P.E., RSP, PTOE, Senior Engineer | Atkins | Austin, Texas, United States
  • Mihyeon (Christy) Jeon, P.E., PTOE, Senior Engineer | Atkins | Atlanta, Georgia, United States

ITE Members: Free
Non-Members: $79.00

Registration for webinar includes the live event, an archived recording with access for 30 days to each registrant. If you are a non-member of ITE you will need to create an account to register. You can create an account here.

NEW policy: All ITE individual live webinars are free to members to attend. PDHs not included in registration; please see PDH Credit Certificate section for more information on receiving PDHs.

PDH Credit Certificate: If you would like PDH Credit for this webinar, there is a processing fee for each registrant of $20 regardless of membership status to receive 1.0 PDH credits certificate.
Instructions and link will be provided at the conclusion of the live event. For the on-demand recording, instructions will be provided in the Resources tab of the live event page to purchase the evaluation to complete and receive the PDH credit certificate. Participants are able to purchase and retrieve their certificate until their access to the content expires. After the content expires and goes into archive, the certificate opportunity is forfeit.

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