Road Safety

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
LEVEL
Master
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
3
PERIOD
04/09/2023 to 22/01/2024

Course Description

The road safety indicators. Development of road safety indicators in Europe and in Hungary. Characteristics of the traffic actors (human, infrastructure, vehicles and regulation), their impact on road safety. Review of the traffic regulation. Features of secure infrastructure. Features of passive and active vehicle safety systems. Human factors of traffic safety, traffic behaviour. Advanced methods of driver training, best practices. Characteristics of pedestrian and cycling traffic.

Subject area

Transport (automotive aeronautics ...)

Time format

weekly

Educational-info

Competences

a) knowledge:
– Knows the most common indicators of traffic safety in Hungary and in Europe.
– Knows the laws related to road safety.
– Knows the aspects and methods of safe infrastructure design.
– Knows the operation of the active and passive safety systems of vehicles and their impact on road safety.
– Knows the human factors of traffic safety, the behaviour of traffic.
– Knows modern driver training methods.
b) skills:
– Able to evaluate the development of indicators for the classification of traffic safety.
– Able to investigate road infrastructure from the point of view of road safety, to elaborate proposals for improvement of traffic safety.
– Able to develop interventions that affect transport behaviour.
c) attitude:
– Participates in lectures and exercises, prepares assignment study on time.
– During the lectures, he/she is actively involved in processing the current topic.
– Works with the quality of expect from an engineer.
– In the course of the assignment study, he/she seeks to develop new technical solutions.
– Participates in a professional debate following his/her lectures.
– Watches with interest the development of road safety.
– Open to learn new knowledge.
d) autonomy and responsibility:
– Applies the knowledge acquired in the course of the course with responsibility.
– Can independently develop new technical solutions.
– Accepts the framework for collaboration, can do its job independently or as part of a team, depending on the task.

Duration

42 h / 14 weeks

ECTS

3

Validation mode

Personal project

Maximum number of students

10

Organizer

Partner

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Faculty

Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering

Department

Department of Transport Technology and Economics

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