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Road Users

Road Users
An ITE Learning Hub Webinar
Developed by the ITE Traffic Engineering Council

This webinar follows Chapter 3: Road Users in the ITE Traffic Engineering Handbook (2016). 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 

Speakers: Dr. Alison Smiley and Dr. Robert Dewar, ITE Traffic Engineering Handbook, 7th Edition, Chapter 3 (Road Users) Authors

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

Additional Attendees at one Location:
Additional Live Webinar Attendees at one location are eligible for earning credit for attending. There is a processing fee of $15 members/$25 non-members.

PDF of Presentations:
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Event Log-on Instructions:
On the day of the webinar, return to this page to join the live web event that you purchased. A button to join will appear 30 minutes before the specified start time.

How to earn PDH/CM Credit:
The certificate of completion and 1.5 PDH/CM credits will be made available to the registrant after you have attended the webinar and the evaluation has been completed.

Recordings are available for 30 days following the day of the live event for anyone who purchases the course. Additional attendees at one location are not eligible to earn PDH credit for viewing a recording.