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Delaware Transportation and Ethics 24 PDH Discount Package 2

PACKAGE NO: DE24C-17
PACKAGE PDH: 24
PACKAGE PRICE: $288
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COURSE TITLE: Low-Cost Treatments for Horizontal Curve Safety
COURSE NO: C08-020
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Low-Cost Treatments for Horizontal Curve Safety
Course Highlights

This online PDH course primarily covers engineering countermeasures for horizontal curve safety that are relatively low-cost, such as signage and pavement markings.

 

This course is intended to provide information specifically relating to lower volume two-lane roads and the agencies that manage them. It will help transportation agencies and their crews understand the available countermeasures and how to select and apply them.

 

This 8 PDH online course is applicable to traffic engineers, local transport agencies, design professionals and personnel who wish to understand the available horizontal curve safety countermeasures and how to select and apply them.
Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learning about the two components of safety improvements
  • Familiarization with the markings, signs, and pavement countermeasures that are used to improve horizontal curve safety
  • Addressing the importance of roadside conditions and improvement opportunities
  • Familiarization with the possible means of improving intersections
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document “Low-Cost Treatments for Horizontal Curve Safety 2016” prepared by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration FHWA-SA-15-084, January 2016.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Low-Cost Treatments for Horizontal Curve Safety (3.9 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of forty (40) questions to earn 8 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Impact of Exempt Vehicles on HOV Lanes
COURSE NO: C05-012
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Impact of Exempt Vehicles on HOV Lanes
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents information on defining high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane capacity, options for using available HOV lane capacity, and analyzing HOV exemption policies. It examines the potential impact of certain exempt vehicles on the operation of high-occupancy vehicles (HOV) facilities. The possible exempt vehicles examined in this course include environmentally friendly vehicles, and law enforcement, emergency services, and designated public transportation vehicles. It also presents the experience with the use of HOV lanes by these types of exempt vehicles. Finally, it examines the potential issues and approaches for allowing exempt vehicles to use HOV lanes.

 

Traffic congestion continues to be a major issue in metropolitan areas throughout the country. The agencies responsible for the surface transportation system in these regions use a variety of approaches and techniques to address concerns relating to traffic congestion, mobility, and air quality. The use of HOV facilities represents one approach in use or being considered in many urban areas.

 

This 5 PDH online course is applicable to traffic engineers, transportation planners, conceptual and detail designers, and other technical professionals who will be considering HOV exemption policies as well as monitoring and evaluating the use of HOV lanes by exempt vehicles.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learning about HOV facilities and HOV lane capacities
  • Evaluating options for using HOV lane capacities
  • Analyzing HOV exemption policies on traffic flow
  • Considering HOV exemption for environmentally friendly vehicles
  • Considering HOV exemptions for law enforcement vehicles
  • Considering HOV exemptions for law public transportation vehicles
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the Federal Highway Administration Publication FHWA-OP-05-058, "Potential Impact of Exempt Vehicles on HOV Lanes".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Impact of Exempt Vehicles on HOV Lanes (662 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty five (25) questions to earn 5 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this FHWA publication.

 

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Ramp Planning and Design Considerations
COURSE NO: C04-005
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Ramp Planning and Design Considerations
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides guidance and recommended practices on planning and designing ramps with freeway facilities. The overriding objectives of effective planning and design are to minimize congestion, improve safety and enhance overall mobility.

 

This course also describes in greater depth the issues and concepts specific to ramp planning and design. This information will help practitioners develop a comprehensive understanding of project planning and design, and it will help ensure that projects are implemented successfully.

 

This 4 PDH online course is applicable to traffic engineers, transportation planners, managers, and other technical professionals who are involved in ramp planning and design in support of the overall ramp management strategy.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Knowing the environmental review process
  • Understanding the design considerations for ramp closures
  • Understanding the design considerations for special-use ramps
  • Understanding the design considerations for terminal treatments
  • Understanding the design considerations for ramp metering
  • Planning and design for ITS technology and electronic infrastructure
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 10, "Planning and Design Considerations" of the Federal Highway Administration Publication FHWA-HOP-06-001, "Ramp Management and Control Handbook".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Ramp Planning and Design Considerations (7.22 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 4 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Chapter 10 of this FHWA publication.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Ramp Management Strategies
COURSE NO: C04-010
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Ramp Management Strategies
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course introduces and describes four commonly used strategies that may be implemented to better manage traffic on and adjacent to freeway ramps. In doing so, this course lays the foundation from which practitioners may successfully develop, select, operate and maintain strategies and plans.

 

These four strategies give agencies the ability to control the rate that traffic is allowed to enter the freeway facility; temporarily or permanently restrict traffic flow, provide priority to special vehicle uses, and implement treatments at the ramp-arterial terminal to improve traffic operations on and along ramps and adjacent arterials. For each strategy, a number of associated techniques and approaches exist, some of which will prove to be better than others at fulfilling agency goals and objectives.

 

This 4 PDH online course is applicable to traffic engineers, transportation planners, conceptual and detail designers, and other technical professionals who are interested in gaining a better understanding in ramp management strategies.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Familiarizing with the four basic strategies used to manage traffic on freeway entrance and exit ramps
  • Understanding of what each ramp management strategy entails and the benefits and impacts of implementing each
  • Identifying where ramp metering strategies have been applied and the results that strategies produced
  • Understanding the unique issues associated with each strategy and why these issues are important
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 5, "Ramp Management Strategies" of the Federal Highway Administration Publication FHWA-HOP-06-001, "Ramp Management and Control Handbook".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Ramp Management Strategies (7.21 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 4 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Chapter 5 of this FHWA publication.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Engineering Ethics Case Study: The Challenger Disaster
COURSE NO: LE3-001
Engineering Ethics Case Study: The Challenger Disaster
Course Highlights

This online engieering PDH course provides instruction in engineering ethics through a case study of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. The minimum technical details needed to understand the physical cause of the Shuttle failure are presented. The disaster itself is chronicled through NASA photographs. Next the decision-making process, especially the discussions occurring during the teleconference held on the evening before the launch, is described. Direct quotations from engineers interviewed after the disaster are used to illustrate the ambiguities of the data and the pressures that the decision-makers faced in the months and hours preceding the launch. The course culminates in an extended treatment of six ethical issues raised by Challenger.

 

This 3 PDH online course is intended for all engineers who are interested in gaining a better understanding about the ethical issues that lead to the Challenger disaster and how they could have been avoided.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Common errors to avoid in studying the history of an engineering failure: the retrospective fallacy and the myth of perfect engineering practice
  • Shuttle hardware involved in the disaster
  • Decisions made in the period preceding the launch
  • Ethical issue: NASA giving first priority to public safety over other concerns
  • Ethical issue: the contractor giving first priority to public safety over other concerns
  • Ethical issue: whistle blowing
  • Ethical issue: informed consent
  • Ethical issue: ownership of company records
  • Ethical issue: how the public perceives that an engineering decision involves an ethical violation
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "Engineering Ethics Case Study: The Challenger Disaster".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Engineering Ethics Case Study: The Challenger Disaster (1.46 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 3 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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