Road Safety Audit (RSA)

Road Safety Audit: a safe system approach

This three-day course will teach you the knowledge and skills required to conduct a road safety audit. The course is designed with and approved by the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR).

This course is approved for Road Safety Auditor accreditation.

Course outline

The course emphasises the Safe System approach, which aims to minimise human errors and the severity of their consequences by considering safer roads and roadsides, safer vehicles and safer speeds.

This course will cover:

  • basic and theoretical concepts of road safety audits
  • hands-on exercises for detailed design audits and existing roads audits, including day and night site visits
  • conducting a road safety audit following the Safe System approach


Associate Professor Md. Shimul Haque Dr Mark King Jason Deller

Who should attend?

Road safety practicioners, researchers and policy-makers working in the road safety and injury prevention.

Course delivery: 9 – 11 March 2020.  

Registrations for this course will open in mid-2019; to register your interest and receive updates, please contact

Where:      QUT Kelvin Grove Campus

When:       Days 1 and 3 – 8.30am to 5.00pm, Day 2 – 8.30am to 8.30pm


Fees include:

  • course notes
  • catering (morning and afternoon tea, and light lunches each day)

Includes a copy each of Guide to Road Safety Part 6: Managing Road Safety Audits and Guide to Road Safety Part 6A: Implementing Road Safety Audits.

Combine our two courses: A discounted rate will apply when registering for both the Road Safety Audit and Treatment of Crash Locations courses).


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