Safe System Training: Developing a new one-day course for Highways England

 

Safe System Training: Developing a new one-day course for Highways England

March 7, 2018

The paradigm shift in road safety philosophy over the last decade has been towards a ‘Safe System’ approach.  The fundamental principles of this is that people are vulnerable and people make mistakes, something that needs to be clearly understood by road safety practitioners.

Agilysis have designed a packed one-day course, developed by its CEO Richard Owen, that aims to help professionals understand the core philosophy, inspire leadership, and crucially embed safe system principles in future work. This course is being delivered to all Highways England Area Safety Coordinators featuring bespoke elements covering key Highways England policy documents and real-world examples from the strategic road network.

The course curriculum features the following elements:

  • Defining a systems approach
  • Origins and philosophy of the safe system
  • Safe system elements
  • Safe system vs traditional approaches
  • Vision zero
  • UK road safety statement
  • Local strategy and policy
  • Links to sustainable transport and public health goals
  • Setting speed limits
  • Limits of human tolerance
  • Conflicts between functional and safe speeds
  • Implementing for a safe system
  • Defining dangerous roads
  • Road assessment programmes
  • Rap tools and examples
  • Tackling dangerous drivers
  • Achieving compliance
  • A shared vision
  • Safe vehicles today
  • Future technologies
  • Organisational influence
  • Targets and indicators
  • Bringing the safe system together

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