Vehicle Detectors

Course Number: T-5008
Credit: 5 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Robert T. Hintersteiner, P.E.
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Overview

In Vehicle Detectors , you'll learn ...

  • Types of Vehicle Detections
  • Vehicle Detection Design and Operations
  • Loop Detection Installation
  • Calling Detection

Overview

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Credit: 5 PDH

Length: 45 pages

This five hour course will discuss the different types of vehicle detectors used in the design of a signalized intersection in order to control traffic.

At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to determine the type, function, size, and placement of vehicle detectors to obtain the desired operations to move traffic through an intersection efficiently. Participants will also better understand the design standards and requirements of different States and/or local governing agencies having jurisdiction.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Types of Vehicle Detections
  • Vehicle Detection Design and Operations
  • Loop Detection Installation
  • Calling Detection
  • Presence Detection
  • Detector Loop Wire
  • Curb and Shoulder Installation
  • Time Delay Detectors

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 25 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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