The Road Safety Fundamentals textbook introduces fundamental concepts of road safety. These concepts cover areas such as the nature of road safety issues, human behavior in the road environment, and identifying and solving road safety problems. The goal of this book is to equip the reader with a broad base of knowledge about road safety.
There are two primary audiences for the text book:
Professionals with a background in engineering, planning, public health, law enforcement, and other disciplines will also benefit from the concepts presented here.
This book is divided into five units according to major topics of road safety knowledge. Each unit is divided into multiple chapters that address the primary concepts of the unit. The book is available in PDF (print version) and HTML.
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The full version of Road Safety Fundamentals. All units, all chapters.
Unit 1: Foundations of Road Safety
Unit 2: Human Behavior and Road Safety
Unit 3: Measuring Safety
Unit 4: Solving Safety Problems
Unit 5: Implementing Road Safety Efforts
The Road Safety Fundamentals textbook is one of the main reference materials used in Road Safety Professional (RSP) Level 1 and Level 2 certification. Learn more about Road Safety Professional (RSP) Certification.