Road Safety Audit

Road network expansion, increased motorization, and urbanization in the country have been accompanied by a surge in road crashes leading to road injuries and fatalities. Today, road traffic injuries top the list of leading causes of death. Road Safety Audit was established in order to prevent such road traffic incidents. This is a formal process where an independent and qualified audit team examines and reports on the traffic incident potential and safety performance of a future road project or a traffic management scheme on an existing road. RSA has the greatest potential for improving safety and is the most cost-effective when it is applied to a  road or traffic design before the project is built. It is in this context that Training Course on Road Safety Audit was offered by UP-  NCTS, which has a pool of experts in the field of transportation planning and traffic engineering and management.

This course will use existing course materials and resources to maximize the hands-on experience and ensure internalization as well as retention of the concepts being presented. The training gives an overview of principles and fundamentals of road safety, statistics/trends, causes and factors of crashes, road safety audit concepts, road crash analysis, and various road safety facilities. The basics of geometric design of highway sections and their applications together with intersection design elements are also presented.

Target Participants

Municipal/City planners, Municipal City engineers, traffic engineers, transportation planners, local and national government personnel involved in transportation related functions.


At the end of the training, the participants will be able:

  1.  To become familiar with road safety issues relevant to local traffic context;
  2.  To enhance their knowledge and skills in improving road safety; and
  3.  To establish professional and friendly relationships among experts and other participants.


Course Outline

Module 1: Fundamentals of Road Safety Audit

Module 2: Road Safety Facilities

Module 3: Geometric Design of Highway Sections and Intersections

Module 4: RSA Guidelines and Procedures (Design/Plans/Pre-opening/Existing Road)

Module 5: Assessment of Road Safety and Blackspot Identification

Module 6: Introduction to International Road Assessment Program (iRAP)


Participation Fee

Php 15,000.00 (Inclusive of 12% VAT) per person, covers the training kit, course materials, certificate with holder, lunch, and snacks.