Events / Meetings

Road Users

When: January 17, 2019, Thur. 3:00PM EST 

This webinar follows Chapter 3: Road Users in the ITE Traffic Engineering Handbook, 7th Edition. It covers driver behavior basics, types of road users, and applying human factors to design. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Driver Behavior Basics

Describe the range of driver visual capabilities 
Describe driver visual and information capabilities and limitations 
Describe driver visual search 
Describe importance of driver expectancy 
Identify variables affecting perception-reaction time 
Define the positive guidance approach to road and TDC design

  • Types of Users

Describe the abilities, limitations and behavior of the following road users: older drivers, novice drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists, truck drivers

Outline the frequency and types of crashes these road users have

  • Professional Practice

Give examples of positive guidance in road design Determine sign placement based on driver visual, information processing and perceptual motor abilities and limitations

Identify roadside cues that influence driver speed choice

Describe measures that have been demonstrated to slow drivers in a transition zone

Outline human factors considerations essential to effective road safety audits


Contributors
 Dr. Alison Smiley and Dr. Robert Dewar, Authors of the ITE Traffic Engineering Handbook, 7th Edition, Chapter 3 (Road Users) & Mr. Thomas Smahel 

Fees: $149 Members/$199 Non-Members
This fee includes a live web event, web event recording, webinar evaluation, and certificate of completions.


Fees: $149 Members/$199 Non-Members


This fee includes Live web event, access to recording within 24 hours following live event, a PDF of the presentation(s), webinar evaluation, and certificate of completion.