Road Safety Engineering E-learning Course

About the Course 

This Road Safety Engineering E-learning Course has been developed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to provide comprehensive guidance on how ensure road development projects prioritise safety for all road users. It aims to give road engineers, designers and planners a robust introduction to the fundamental principles of good road safety engineering and auditing based on a Safe System Approach. 

The high-quality content, developed in collaboration with global road safety and engineering experts, covers 15 core topics related to road safety engineering and audit from speed management to stakeholder engagement to climate resilience. It provides participants with an understanding of the different measures essential for well-functioning road infrastructure safety management as required under EU Directive 2008/96/EC on Road Infrastructure Safety Management.

  • Languages available: English, Russian
  • Time to complete: approx. 5 hours over 2-3 weeks
  • 100% online: start instantly and learn at your own speed
  • 15 video-modules, 50+ reading materials, 2 video case studies, 15 quizes, 1 Final Test
  • Certification by EBRD

Course Curriculum

Introduction to the Road Safety Engineering E-learning Course

00:56

Introduction by EBRD

Module 1 - Introduction to Global Road Safety

14:36

Global Road Safety

Reading Materials

Module 1 Quiz

Module 2 - A Systematic Approach to Road Safety

17:46

A Systematic Approach to Road Safety

Reading Materials

Module 2 Quiz

Module 3 - Introduction to Road Safety Engineering

16:58

Introduction to Road Safety Engineering

Reading Materials

Module 3 Quiz

Module 4 - Crash Causation

07:21

Crash Causation

04:19

Case Study - Jane's Story

Reading Materials

Module 4 Quiz

Module 5 - Speed Management

16:02

Road Safety Engineering Measures: Speed Management

Reading Materials

Module 5 Quiz

Module 6 - Forgiving Roadsides and Cross-Sections

21:33

Road Safety Engineering Measures: Forgiving Roadsides and Cross-Sections

Reading Materials

Module 6 Quiz

Module 7 - Intersection Safety

15:01

Road Safety Engineering Measures: Intersection Safety

Reading Materials

Module 7 Quiz

Module 8 - Effective Road Signs and Street Lighting

17:28

Road Safety Engineering Measures: Effective Road Signs and Street Lighting

Reading Materials

Module 8 Quiz

Module 9 - Designing for All Road Users

14:37

Designing for All: Accessibility and Vulnerable Road Users

Reading Materials

Module 9 Quiz

Module 10 - Safety at Road Works

5:34

Case Study - Safety at Road Works

23:43

Safety at Road Works

Reading Materials

Module 10 Quiz

Module 11 - Effective Black Spot Programmes

13:40

Responding to Existing Road Safety Problems: Effective Black Spot Programmes

Reading Materials

Module 11 Quiz

Module 12 - Introduction to Road Safety Audit and Inspection

17:01

Including Road Safety Considerations in New Projects: Introduction to RSA/RSI

Reading Materials

Module 12 Practical Exercise

Module 13 - Economics of Road Safety

17:35

Economics of Road Safety

Reading Materials

Module 13 Quiz

Module 14 - Climate Resilience and Road Safety Engineering

17:48

Climate Resilience and Road Safety Engineering

Reading Materials

Module 14 Quiz

Module 15 - Stakeholder Engagement

13:32

Stakeholder Engagement

Reading Materials

Module 15 Quiz

Final test

Final Test