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Rural Roadway Departure Webinar 5/16

Date:
May 01, 2019
Topics:
News, News Homepage, Safety

On May 16, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. ET, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will present the webinar Taking Action to Reduce Rural Roadway Departures Systemically.  Decision makers and planners from rural agencies and tribes and their partners are encouraged to attend to learn why it is important to take action in reducing roadway departures and what they can do.  Webinar speakers and their presentation topics will include:

  • Cate Satterfield, FHWA Office of Safety, will discuss why it is important for every agency to accept the call to action on this important safety issue
  • Rick Tippett, Trinity County, California, will discuss how the systemic approach is the way to make cost-effective improvements to reduce the likelihood of future crashes
  • Victor Lund, St. Louis County, Minnesota will discuss how they have used a local road safety plan to guide them in improvements that have reduced crashes on the county system

Learn more and register here.