Road Safety Audits for the Road Safety Professional

Product Attributes

  • Soft Cover
  • 9781485127581
  • 1st Edition
  • 426 Pages
  • 2018

Authors

Kockott, S R

Categories

Motor Law

2018 - 1st Edition

R 485.00

About this Publication:

Road Safety Audits for the Road Safety Professional is a comprehensive guide that outlines a proactive approach to ensuring road and traffic safety.

Written by an expert, it provides users with the tools and support to ensure adequate controls in a variety of road system conditions. It covers all areas of vehicle transportation operations, conditions, standards, practices and challenges to be considered when conducting road safety audits.

Step-by-step explanations of the road safety audit process are based on recent research and experience of road traffic safety issues worldwide. Readers are therefore enabled to examine, compare and revise existing guidelines for developing road safety audit practices and to understand and apply best practice in their sphere of operation.

Contents Include:

  • Part 1 – Introduction to road safety audits: Provides introductory and background information relating to the road safety audit
  • Part 2 – Directing a road safety audit: Provides details of the procedure involved in commissioning a road safety audit
  • Part 3 – Conducting a road safety audit: Provides details of the procedure involved in conducting a road safety audit
  • Part 4 – Completing a road safety audit: Provides details of the procedure for completing a road safety audit
  • Part 5 – Road safety audit stage checklists: Provides details of the checklists of the different road safety audit stages

Of Interest and Benefit to:

  • Road safety auditors: This book provides the road safety auditor with a support tool to ensure that controls are adequate to mitigate a variety of road system challenges. It combines existing documentation, adapted to suit all areas of vehicle transportation operations, conditions, standards and practices. The book provides an overview of practices and suggests issues to be considered for road safety audits. 
  • Academia: Educators and students can use this book in graduate-level courses on road traffic safety. It is also useful as a research guide for undergraduate, senior-level studies or training courses. The book analyses and gives a detailed insight into all aspects of road safety auditing and the relationship with individual processes. 
  • Policymakers and law practitioners: The book’s step-by-step explanations of the road safety audit process are based on recent research and experience of road traffic safety issues worldwide, providing up-to-date guidelines for developing road safety audit standards. 
  • Road traffic safety practitioners: Best practice information assists in examining, comparing, revising and updating existing guidelines.
  • Health, safety and environmental (HSE) practitioners: This book will support and guide HSE practitioners in providing a safe working environment for those participating daily within the road traffic environment. HSE practitioners can use this book to support the HSE management systems of their organisations in improving safe practices and standards for identifying and eliminating hazards in the road traffic environment.