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iRAP offers a comprehensive two-part online course (2 x 1 hour live sessions) on Crash Risk Mapping, equipping you with the skills and knowledge to identify and address high-risk areas on your roads.

Crash Risk Mapping:

Crash Risk Maps use detailed crash data to capture the combined risk arising from the interaction of road users, vehicles and the road environment. Risk Maps provide an indication of the overall road system performance.

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Content and dates:

Monday 22 July @ 8.00 am – 9.00 am Eastern Time (GMT-4) – Part 1: Fundamentals of Crash Risk Mapping

  • What is Crash Risk Mapping?
  • What data is needed to do Crash Risk Mapping?
  • What do the different types of Crash Risk Map show?
  • How can Crash Risk Mapping complement Star Rating?
  • Overview of the Crash Risk Mapping process.

Monday 29 July @ 8.00 am – 9.00am Eastern Time (GMT-4) – Part 2: Applying Crash Risk Mapping for Road Management

  • Configuring a road network
  • Analysing crash data
  • Presenting results using risk bands
  • Comparing results over time (performance tracking) and between different road networks (calibration)
  • Identifying specific routes of interest.

Presenters include:

James Bradford – Global Technical Director, iRAP

Brian Lawton – Road Safety Research and Policy Officer, Road Safety Foundation

Benefits of taking this course:

  • Improved Road Safety Outcomes: By identifying high-risk areas, you can take targeted action to prevent crashes and save lives.
  • Data-Driven Decision Making: Learn to leverage crash data to make informed decisions about road safety investments.
  • Enhanced Communication and Advocacy: Effectively communicate road safety issues to stakeholders using crash risk maps.
  • Globally Recognized Expertise: Gain valuable skills aligned with iRAP’s international best practices in road safety.

Who should attend:

This course is perfect for those who are familiar with iRAP methodology already, including:

  • Road safety engineers
  • Road safety professionals
  • Government officials
  • iRAP Accredited Practitioners
  • People who have taken iRAP technical training in the past.

Each live session will be one hour in length with approximately 2-4 hours of course work (assignments etc) outside of the sessions. 

Registration is free.

Invest in a safer future. Enrol in iRAP’s Crash Risk Mapping online course today!

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