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Traffic Safety Management - TNK091

Sustainable Cities and Communities
Closed for application
6 ECTS

Course content

The course is divided into two parts of which the first covers factors of importance to road safety as well as their effects on traffic safety: 

  • Traffic safety and society development in a global perspective 
  • Speed and safety 
  • Alcohol and driving 
  • Motorcyclists safety 
  • Pedestrians and cyclists safety 
  • Data collection and analysis 
  • Driver education and licensing 
  • Traffic police management 
  • Road safety campaigns 
  • Traffic engineering 
  • Vehicle safety 
  • ITS applications in road safety

The second part will be an analysis of the traffic safety situation on a regional or national level covering:

  • Setting up of activity plans for safety and analysis of its effects 
  • Set up of a National Traffic Safety Program

Intended learning outcomes

Road traffic accidents are a worldwide public health and economic problem. The aim of the course is to provide students with the basic theoretical and practical knowledge about traffic safety theories, causes, problems and countermeasures. 
After completion of the course the student will be able to

  • Understand the size, quality and the trend of the road safety problem in different societies.
  • Identify the main accident factors, exposure and accident risks. 
  • Determine which factors influence the number and severity of accidents.
  • Study and evaluate different applications e.g. Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) that enhance road safety. 
  • Set up a national traffic safety activity plan over 5-15 years period of time.

Module level: Advanced

Degree level: Master

Language: English

Study mode: Normaly campus based

SDG11 Theme: Smart Cities, Transport and Mobility

ECTS: 6

Semester: Autumn 2022

Starting date: October 31, 2022

Finishing date: December 16, 2022

Enrollment period: Autumn period 15/3 - 19/4

Additional Info: 

The course includes lectures and group works. Each group of students should prepare seminar presentation by the end of each part of the course and be opponents on each other’s papers.

The course is conducted in a manner where both men's and women's experience and knowledge are made visible and developed.

Documented knowledge of English equivalent to Engelska B/Engelska 6.

If you have any questions, please contact international@ffk.liu.se.

Participation form: Please follow the instructions and apply via our portal

University

Linköping University

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