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Roads Scholar Program Required Course

Low-Cost Roadway Safety Improvements

This workshop shows participants ways to reduce fatalities and injuries caused by road departures and collisions with fixed objects, as well as collision at rural intersections.  The course also addresses measures to improve pedestrian safety.  Included are examples of low-cost maintenance and safety improvements on roads and the historical differences between state road systems and local road systems.

Dates & Locations


This session is from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.
Registration begins at 8:00 am.



  • Introduction
  • State and Local Road Systems
  • Road Safety Audits
  • Break
  • Enhanced Applications of Traffic Control Devices Maintenance – Clear Zone, Roadside Obstacles, and Vegetation Lunch
  • County Name Activity
  • Maintenance – Roadway with Pothole Patching Video Maintenance – Bridges and Signs
  • Break
  • Ballard County Class Activity
  • What’s wrong with this picture?
  • Certificates and Adjourn


Roads Scholar and Road Master Courses:

  • $95 local agency employees
  • $115 all others

NOTE: Payment is required in advance, except employees of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.