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D.O.T, Low Cost Treatments for Horizontal Curve Safety

Credit: 8 PDH or CE Hours
Course Fee: $120.00
66 pages

“Attention NYS Engineers and Land Surveyors: This course is approved for NYS licensed engineers only”

Course Summary:

Nearly 25 percent of fatal crashes occur at or near a horizontal curve. Hence, addressing the safety problem at horizontal curves is one of the 22 emphasised areas of the Strategic Highway Safety Plan prepared by AASHTO. Also, crashes at horizontal curves are a big component of the road departure crash problem, which is one of FHWA’s three focus areas.

Learning Objective:

Upon completion of this course the participant will learn:

Practical information on low-cost treatments, that can be applied at horizontal curves, to address identified or potential safety problems.

Some of the basic treatment are as follow:

  • Basic treatments for horizontal curves
  • Enhanced basic treatments
  • Other traffic control device treatments
  • Rumble strips
  • Minor roadway improvements
  • Innovative and experimental treatments
  • Maintenance treatments

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Course Content

Course Author: US Department of Transportation

Course 1

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Certificate of completion of the course

This course comes with a multiple-choice quiz. You can view the quiz and take the quiz if you are logged in your account. You can take the quiz for this online PDH course as many times until passed. The passing grade is 70% and above. After you pass the quiz simply follow the page, to pay for the course and print your certificate instantly. A copy of the certificate and receipt for this course will always be in your account.

This online PDH or CE course can also be used as a continuing education course for the following.

PE Civil Engineers

PE Structural Engineers

Safety and Failure Analysis

Land Surveyors

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