Introduction to Transport Planning,
Traffic Management and Road Safety


This 2-day course offers a useful introduction to the work that goes on in a Transportation Department and the policy background for people new to this area.

Aims and Objectives

  • To help professionals understand the policies, concepts and procedures for transport planning, traffic management and road safety work
  • To clarify some of the legal issues associated with these work areas and help to reduce potential liabilities

Topics Covered

Transport Planning

  • Legal issues - powers and duties
  • The role of Government, Highways Agency, Local Authorities and the Private Sector
  • Sustainable transport
  • Travel planning
  • Traffic growth and environmental issues
  • Parking policy
  • Traffic surveys and Models
  • Planning transport infrastructure

Traffic Management and Road Safety

  • Legal issues - Powers and Duties
  • Objectives Traffic Management
  • Organisation of traffic management functions
  • Managing movement and travel
  • Parking Management
  • Consultation
  • Traffic control and Traffic Regulation Orders
  • Road Safety objectives
  • Organising road safety function and initiatives
  • Education, Training and Publicity
  • Engineering
  • Reducing road casualties
  • Targets and local priorities
  • Road Safety Audits


Delegates completing this course will receive a CPD certificate of attendance, recognised by both the IHE and CIHT. This course enables delegates to maintain their CPD requirements for Road Safety Audit in accordance with HD 19/15. 

Dates of Next Courses

If you are interested in attending this course please contact us to register your interest.

Course Fees

£495 excluding VAT (VAT will be charged at the current UK Rate)

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