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Listed are our currently scheduled courses. To register for a course simply fill out our registration form. If you don't see a course you'd like to take scheduled, you can request training. For more information on Professional Developmental Hours (PDH's) please visit our FAQ page.

Flagger Certification

Location: MD T2 Center at College Park, Maryland
Date: October 9, 2019
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm

The safety of workers, motorists and pedestrians is dependent upon the flaggers' performance. Since the flagger position involves safety, proper training is vital; flaggers are expected to pass a test to prove their proficiency and competence level. A MD SHA-approved ATSSA (American Traffic Safety Services Association) flagger card will be issued upon satisfactory completion of this course. This will be valid for 4 years and is acceptable in several states, including MD, VA and DC. The class instructed by Juan M. Morales, P.E. is presented in PowerPoint© and will include a 25-question multiple choice exam and a flagger demonstration (dexterity test).  Students will receive their ATSSA Flagger Certification card the day of the course (upon passing the exam).

The course is intended for anyone whose actions affect safety of contemporary traffic control work zones, including traffic managers, traffic technicians, inspectors and designers.

Professional Development Hours: 4.0.
Registration Fees: There is a $100 registration fee charged for all participants.

Winter Maintenance

Location: MD T2 Center at College Park, Maryland
Date: October 29, 2019
Time: 8:30am - 3:00pm

This course covers all aspects of winter operations- planning and organizing, methods of snow and ice control, salt usage, and winter equipment maintenance. Instructed by Ed Stellfox this lesson will include usage of snow maps, formal snow plans, snow plow and salt spreader operation. This course in intended for municipal officials, road commissioners, supervisors, superintendents, publics works and maintenance personnel, equipment operators, and city or town managers.

Professional Development Hours: 6.0.
Registration Fees: There is a $105 registration fee charged for all participants.

Speed Management and Establishing Speeds

Location: MD T2 Center at College Park, Maryland
Date: November 5, 2019
Time: 8:30am - 3:00pm

The Speed Management One-day Course reviews the relationship between speeding and fatalities as well as injury accidents. As part of the Course the Fatality Analysis Reporting System and the Query System are demonstrated and incorporated into fatal crash analysis to determine what works for reducing the crash rate. An important issue that is included in the course is how to establish aspeed limit. The free online FHWA USLIMITS2 expert system for developing recommended speed limits for both urban and rural areas is demonstrated and incorporated in a class exercise. A series of lectures are given to establish a toolbox of techniques for reducing fatal and injury crashes. The class is presented with a problem and asked to establish their safety program. 
When discussing the toolbox of safety techniques, the participants are presented with various traffic calming techniques. The techniques are discussed in terms of safety, speed,diversion, and cost effectiveness.

Course Outline
8:15 Introduction
8:45 Speeding Characteristics
9:30 Break
9:45 Establishing a Speed Limit
10:00 US LIMITS2 Class Exercise
10:30 Break
10:45 Speed Related Roadway Departures
11:45 Lunch
12:30 Fatality Analysis Reporting System Class Exercise
1:15 Speed Related Intersection Fatalities
2:00 Break
2:15 Pedestrian and Bicycle Speeding Fatalities
3:15 Traffic Calming Techniques to Control Speed
4:00 Adjourn

Professional Development Hours: 6.0

Registration Fees: The following registration fees will be charged for this course, $110 MD Local County Agencies and $125 All Other Registrants.

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