Highway Rumble Strips
Rumble strips are a common safety feature incorporated into new roadway designs. This 1-hour interactive online course contains information on state-of-the-practice for the design and installation of shoulder rumble strips and provides guidelines for their use on appropriate rural segments of the National Highway System (NHS). The text of the course is taken from the Federal Highway Administration's Technical Advisory on rumble strips.
This course includes a multiple-choice test at the end. You must have Flash Player Version 7 or higher to view some parts of this course. We also recommend you view this course in Internet Explorer.
At the conclusion of the course, you will understand:
- the types of rumble strips that have been used along highways
- the design considerations for rumble strips
- the situations where rumble strips should not be used
- the location, spacing and installation of rumble strips on the road
- AEC Complete
This course can be used for CE or applies to the State Licenses and Professional Organizations listed below.
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Mr. Peterson has a BS and MS from Montana State University and more than 28 years of engineering experience in hydrology and hydraulics. He is currently a senior engineer with Kadrmas, Lee and Jackson and has worked extensively in both the private sector and in state government. He is licensed as a PE in MN, MT, ND, SD and WY. He was chairman of a three-person committee that re-wrote the Hydraulics Manual for the Montana Department of Transportation and authored the storm water regulations for subdivisions in Montana. He also teaches a two-day course on Introduction to Detention Pond Design for the American Society of Civil Engineers throughout the U.S.
By Kerry J. (Engineer) on June 28, 2017
The course was informative and gave useful information on when rumble stick…
By Meagan F. on July 20, 2017
The course was informative and gave useful information on when rumble sticks may be necessary and when they should not be used.
Course has problems with text overlapping, and some paragraph headings over…
By James V. on April 11, 2017
Course has problems with text overlapping, and some paragraph headings overlapping.
Simple and to the point.
By Michael A. (Engineer, Other) on March 17, 2017
Simple and to the point. I would have liked to learn more about centerline rumble strips.
By Renee L. (Engineer) on January 8, 2017