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Roads Scholar Program Required Course

Risk Management/Tort Liability

This workshop outlines and explains the duties of governmental officials in providing safe highways and the status of Kentucky law - cases that will affect you.  The course explores the positive approach to risk management - if you are subpoenaed, if your name is on the bottom line and how to give a deposition.

Dates & Locations


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



  • Introduction and Tort Law in Kentucky
  • Risk Management for Highway Systems – An Overview Break
  • Summary of Board of Claims Cases in Kentucky Elements of the Risk Management Process
  • Lunch
  • Kentucky Board of Claims Cases of $50,000 or More How to Give a Deposition
  • Break
  • High-Risk Areas for Tort Liability
  • Introduction to Accident Reconstruction Evaluations/Conclusion
  • Adjourn


Roads Scholar and Road Master Courses:

  • $95 local agency employees
  • $115 all others

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