Missouri’s Rural Road Safety Summer Webinar Series
RURAL ROAD SAFETY
SUMMER WEBINAR SERIES 2023
Summer Webinar Series
AUGUST 2, 2023 ~ 11:30 am - 1 pm
Show-Me Zero: Making Missouri SAFER Presenters: Jon Nelson, MoDOT and Katy Harlan, MoDOT
Come learn more about Missouri’s comprehensive approach to eliminating fatalities and serious injuries on Missouri’s roadways. This presentation will provide an overview of Missouri’s strategic highway safety plan, Show-Me Zero, and highlight the most prominent factors influencing traffic safety outcomes in the state. The presentation will also introduce a number of tools and resources designed to assist agencies in safety planning and countermeasures, including the new SAFER tool and the Traffic Engineering Assistance Program (TEAP).
A Safe System Approach Presenters: John P. Miller, FHWA and Eddie Watkins, MoDOT St. Louis District
The Safe System Approach aims to eliminate fatal & serious injuries for all road users. It does so through a holistic view of the road system that first anticipates human mistakes and second keeps impact energy on the human body at tolerable levels.
The Benefits of Safety Culture Presenters: Lauren Gehner, SCR, Jason Jonas, Jefferson County, and Krista Shouse-Jones, Columbia
Meet Missouri's Safety Circuit Rider, find out the history of the Safety Circuit Rider program and how it can help you. Additionally, we'll have speakers that will discuss how safety has been officially adopted into their practices through Local Road Safety Plans and being a Vision Zero city. They'll be able to discuss what efforts it took to get there and the benefits it has provided.