Road Safety Engineering - Keeping up to date


A new 2-day course designed to provide up to date information on a range of subjects which should be of interest to anyone currently involved in delivering road safety interventions or related initiatives. In particular, the first day of the course will include information on the latest collision statistics for Great Britain, how we compare to Europe and will explore the concepts of Safe Systems and Vision Zero. The second day will introduce the background to setting local speed limits and consider a variety of measures, techniques and initiatives which can be employed to manage lower speeds more effectively. 

The course consists of informal short lectures with opportunities for delegates to participate through workshops and discussions. It will provide a refresher to anyone who has previously attended the 10 day RoSPA/TMS Road Safety Engineering course - more than three years ago - but attendance on that course is not a requirement of attending this new keeping up-to date course. 

The course is also ideal for qualified Road Safety Auditors who wish to gain their annual 2 days' CPD required throughout the UK in order to continue to undertake audits on trunk roads and motorways.

Course Aims:

  • To give delegates a comprehensive understanding of the current casualty problem in Great Britain and consider how we compare with others in the European Union





  • To introduce the concepts of Safe Systems and Vision Zero and explore their origins and their current status in Great Britain
  • To provide delegates with the background to the setting of local speed limits and in particular consider the differences between the implementation and effectiveness of 20 mph speed limits and 20 mph zones
  • To provide information on other techniques and initiatives to reduce traffic speeds in various different locations 

Topics Covered:

  • Current road safety policy
  • Recent and current road casualty data for Great Britain
  • UN and EU road casualty targets
  • Safe Systems
  • Vision Zero 
  • Setting local speed limits
  • Speed limit legislation
  • Traffic calming
  • Home Zones and Quiet Lanes
  • Play streets
  • Public realm schemes


Delegates completing this course will receive a RoSPA 2 day CPD certificate of attendance, recognised by both the IHE and CIHT

Date of Next Course:

7th - 8th November 2017
Venue: Village Hotel, Coventry

Course Fees:

Non-Residential: £565 excluding VAT

VAT will be added at the current UK rate 

Booking a place:

To book a place on this course please either download a pdf booking form or make an online booking by using the link below.

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