Transportation Management – Regulation, Master Planning, Technology and Operations

Start Date: 14 Apr 2019
End Date: 18 Apr 2019
Duration: 5
Country: Barcelona / Spain
Category: Engineering and Technical Programs

Traffic accidents and the resulting deaths and injuries are most important problems of modern times. Traffic accidents today top the list of causes of death and serious injuries in some of the world, particularly between countries in The Middle East, which is suffering from the effects of heavy losses that include the social, economic, health and other related to traffic and environmental problems.

In addition to the failure of traffic accidents from the tragedies of social, they also represent costs and burdens of economic terms. It costs The Developing Countries of the world between 2 to 4% of GDP annually. Add to that the casualties left behind by traffic accidents is inversely related to urban growth and progress of societies, especially the vast majority of victims of traffic accidents are young and productive elements in society.

Many if countries have realized the importance of traffic safety and the relationship between it and the economical and social growth. They developed plans, procedures and precautions which aim to raise the level of traffic safety, reduce economic losses and human resources and mitigate their impacts and damage. They also allocated separate budgets for traffic safety plans and projects, which include studies, engineering improvements researches, addressing incidents of dangerous sites, emergency education, awareness, and others.

The results of attention to issues of traffic safety in many countries have started to become clear. A recent study results that the deaths resulting from road accidents in Western Europe have declined by 10% during the last ten years, and in turn the proportion of deaths resulting from road accidents in The Middle East increased by 20% for the same period.

In Iraq, the society, like other societies of the region surrounding, suffers the problem of high rates of road accidents. Iraq has become one of the top countries that suffer from this problem to the ravages of human and economic losses. During the past years, Iraq witnessed a surge significantly in the proportion of the number of road accidents accompanied by an increase in the number of deaths and injuries, and become a one of the most important issues and the growing problems facing the population of Iraq, including failure of the tragedies of social and human toll, as well as losses of material damage affecting large sectors of the community.


At the end of the training course, the participants are expected to become familiar with the following:

- Definition and analysis of the elements and characteristics of traffic

- Studying and analyzing the basic properties of the traffic flow

- Mathematical models to analyze the characteristics of traffic

- Introducing the importance of transportation and traffic in cities

- Developing the transportation and traffic and its relationship to the development of cities

- Dealing with traffic matrix as the basis for land use planning

- Studying and analyzing traffic problems at intersections

- The principles and the basics of planning surface intersections

- The use of sophisticated computer programs to analyze the capacity of intersections and traffic levels of service

- Study the impact of traffic on the level of noise and air pollution

- The foundations of analysis of accidents on the roads

Who should attend:

This course is recommended for anyone involved with the construction stage of construction, maintenance and repair projects: 

• Highways Project Managers, 

• Site Engineers,

• Planners, 

• Design Engineers,

• Finance Managers, 

• Information Technology Managers,

• Functional managers, and 

• Human Resources Persons.

Daily Outlines:

1) Transportation Planning and Management

1.1 Transportation Fundamentals and Optimization

1.2 Factors Affecting Transportation Decisions

1.3 Network Design Options

1.4 Routing of Distribution Vehicles

1.5 Basic Journey Management

2) Introduction to Fleet Management

2.1 Definition of Logistic

2.2 Definition of Fleet Management

2.3 Objectives and Costs of Fleet Management

2.4 Fleet Manager Profile

3) Fleet Maintenance Management

3.1 Roles and Responsibilities in Maintenance

3.2 Preventive Maintenance Inspection

3.3 Scope of Preventive Maintenance Programs

3.4 Unscheduled Maintenance and Road Calls

3.5 Tire Selection and Management

3.6 Parts and Supply Management

4) Workshop Management

4.1 Workshop Layout and Tools

4.2 Computing Workshop Productivity

4.3 Facility and Bay Space Requirements

4.4 Workshop HSE & maintaining cleanliness

5) Fleet Safety Management

5.1 Elements of a Safety Program

5.2 Road Accident Types

5.3 Measures for Accident Prevention

6) Driver Selection Criteria

6.1 Drivers Recruitment

6.2 Drivers Salary and Reward

6.3 Driver Training

6.4 Driver Passport System

6.5 Drivers Monitoring

6.6 Seat Belt Policy

6.7 Mobile Phone Policy

6.8 Drug and alcohol policy

6.9 Drivers Day Program

7) Vehicle Management

7.1 Vehicle Selection Criteria for compatibility to company requirements

7.2 Vehicle Replacement Analysis

7,3 Vehicle Management

7.4 Safety Equipment

8) Contract Management

8.1 Contractor Selection Process

8.2 Contractor Induction Process

8.3 Monitor Contractor Performance

8.4 Sub-Contracting Management

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