REINFORCING THE CORNERSTONE OF ITE: A REVITALIZED LOOK AT TRAFFIC SAFETY

It is pointed out that the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) should marshall its expertise and public/political influence to gain broad based support for safety issues and programs. There is not only a need to improve information resuorces, but also a need to educate workers in the field of safety. Legislation is needed to provide economic support for safety efforts, and a broader based multidisciplinary safety coalition is needed to promote, enact and implement many safety measures. The importance of traning as an ongoing activity for professionals is emphasized. The importance of public relations is also emphasized. It is suggested that the profession should structure a college curriculum to serve the engineering needs in the transportation field. ITE must promote liaison with other organizations on the highway safety problem.

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    Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)

    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Authors:
    • Pline, J L
  • Publication Date: 1991-7

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  • Accession Number: 00611013
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 2003 12:00AM