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Training Course

Training related to the Interactive Highway Safety Design Model (IHSDM) is offered by the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA’s) Resource Center and through the National Highway Institute (NHI). NHI offers a two-day, onsite IHSDM Training Course (Course Number FHWA-NHI-380071). The course includes classroom presentations and discussions as well as hands-on exercises in using IHSDM. It instructs highway design project managers, planners, designers, and traffic and safety reviewers in the application of the IHSDM software and provides guidance on interpretation of the output. Upon completion of the course, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe key capabilities and limitations of IHSDM.
  • Evaluate highways using the IHSDM software.
  • Recognize when and how IHSDM can be used during the project development process.

For additional information, including how to host a course and enroll in a scheduled session, refer to the National Highway Institute Web site.

"Safety Analysis of Freeway Segments and Interchanges" is a 2-day onsite workshop offered by the FHWA Resource Center. Day 2 is focused on using the IHSDM Crash Prediction Module (CPM) to analyze freeway/interchange safety via application of Highway Safety Manual (HSM) Part C methodologies. Refer to this document for more details.

Updated: Monday, December 2, 2019