Training course for traffic safety auditors

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This training course for traffic safety auditors  aims to help professionals in the field identify traffic safety problems, understand and apply audit principles and check lists, acquire and compile relevant material necessary to carry out a Road Safety Audit/Inspection, and then training to carry out the audit or inspection.


Training course for traffic safety auditors is a unique course for road safety professionals. Road Safety Audit and inspection, undertaken by competent, well-trained professionals save life and money. After the completed course, the participant shall be able to identify traffic safety problems, understand and apply audit principles and check lists, acquire and compile relevant material, necessary to carry out a Road Safety Audit/Inspection and carry out Road Safety Audit and Inspection. Road Safety Audit (RSA) and Inspection (RSI) are formal safety performance examination of existing or future roads by an independent audit team. It qualitatively estimates and reports on potential road safety issues and identifies opportunities for improvements in safety for all road users. RSA and RSI represent an additional tool within the suite of tools that currently make up a multidisciplinary safety management system aimed at improving safety. Well implemented and well-functioning RSA and RSI save life and money. 

A Road Safety Auditor should have experience in Road Safety Engineering, linked to an understanding of traffic engineering and traffic management, road design and road construction techniques and road user behaviour.


The aim of the course is to give the participants knowledge and training in the principles and tools to plan and perform a Road Safety Audit and Inspection in a systematic and documented way. The course content includes the specific phases of Road Safety Audit, Procurement, Review, Analysis, Reporting, Arbitration and Finalization. Teaching methods include group work and role play.


The course is divided into two parts. A theoretical part with lectures given digitally via Zoom/Teams for 3 half days in September and October as well as material on the learning platform. The physical part of the course consists of 2 days with, among other things, field observations, group work, and a workshop in the form of a role play - Meeting between the client, the designer and the inspector.


3 half days (17 Sept, 24 Sept and 1 Oct between 13:00-17:00) in 2024, and will be conducted online via Zoom/Teams and 2 days in October 2024 (23-24 Oct 08:30-16:30) on site at the Institute of Technology in Lund.


The Department of Technology and Society at Lund University has long been active in research and education in road safety. Its multidisciplinary composition includes expertise in Civil Engineering, Psychology and Sociology.

The department offers graduate courses in Traffic Planning, Traffic Engineering and Highway Engineering, as well as specially designed courses for practitioners.


In order to obtain approval for the entire course, the participant has to actively participate in all activities of the course and pass the final home exam.


The main tutor is András Várhelyi, Professor at the Faculty of Engineering. Dr. András Várhelyi has a PhD in Transport Engineering and has 30 years of teaching experience of problem based learning. His main areas of research interest are: Traffic Safety Management, Speed Management, Traffic Surveys, Black-spot Analysis, Behavioural Studies, Road Safety Measures, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). He also has field experience from working in developing countries. The course will also be carried out by Carmelo DÁgostino, a university lecturer and team leader for road safety and behaviour.

Target group

Road safety professionals, preferably with a background of Civil Engineering



Course fee

18 000 SEK (Approx 1600 Euro), VAT excluded.
Fee includes lectures, literature, presentations, field observations, coffee breaks, lunches, certificate.

Course period

One week organised in Lund, Sweden. Specific dates upon request.


Application to course is binding.
In case of cancellation no later than 4 weeks prior the start of the course, 25% of the total cost is charged. In case of cancellation no later than 2 weeks prior the start of the course, 50% of the course fee will be charged, and if less than 2 weeks before the start of the course, the course will be charged in its entirety.  Substitution of participants is allowed at any time and without charges, but it is advisable that such should take place at the start of the course.

Contact information

Carmelo D'agostino,
Loggo Lund University Commissioned Education. Lund University Commissioned Education (LUCE) is Lund University's department for commissioned education and competence development for professionals. With the latest science as a base we develop and sell courses, programs and seminars in a close cooperation with organizations, companies and local, nationall and international authorities. Our educations are performed by teachers and scientists at Lund University - a guarantee for subject-related width, scientific depth and modern pedagogy. You're welcome to contact us for more information! Phone 046 - 222 0707 or send a mail to either or Lund University Commissioned Education Box 117, 221 00 Lund.