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Think Road Safety – Road Safety Training for External Partners

Open Learning Campus - World Bank Group via edX

Overview

This course provides an introduction to road safety, impacts caused by injuries and deaths, global data on mobility, and the global plan of action for safety improvement. A considerable part of the course is spent on understanding the importance of road infrastructure, implementing the Safe System Approach with global instances cited, and managing additional aspects such as police enforcement. It also looks at methods of safety implementation and examples of worldwide successful case studies. Lastly, the course examines the capacity reviews and project management operations carried out by the World Bank for improving road safety.

Syllabus

Module 1: Introduction to Road Safety __

This is an introduction to the key concepts of the Road Safety Training Program.

Module 2: The Safe System Approach __

This is an introduction to the Safe System approach to road safety management.

Module 3: Road Infrastructure Safety

__This describes the strategies that form part of safe infrastructure engineering.

Module 4: Managing Additional Aspects __

This describes some of the multi-sector interventions that form part of the Safe System approach.

Module 5: Assuring Effectiveness of Road Safety Interventions __

This looks at the conceptualization of these interventions to ensure their effectiveness in reducing significantly and sustainably road deaths and injuries.

Module 6: Case Studies of Road Safety Successes __

This looks at some case studies of the World Bank’s road safety projects across countries.

Taught by

OLC and SURR

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