September 01, 2020
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Due to COVID-19, all in-person courses have been cancelled for the remainder of the year. To continue to provide you with quality training with your safety in mind, we are offering online, instructor-led courses through the Zoom platform. Participants are able to interact with the instructor and other participants. We are offering a wide range of courses from one hour to six hours depending on the topic.
Labor Day Weekend Approaching
Holidays traditionally are a time of travel for families across the United States. Many choose car travel, which has the highest fatality rate of any major form of transportation based on fatalities per passenger mile. Holidays are also often a cause for celebrations involving alcohol consumption, a major contributing factor to motor-vehicle crashes.

As law enforcement professionals and highway safety advocates, your efforts will help reduce the number of crashes and fatalities due to impaired driving. By increasing State enforcement efforts, raising public awareness, and maximizing your local resources, you can make a difference.

During the 2018 Labor Day holiday, 38% of fatalities in traffic crashes involved a drunk driver. Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over — Labor Day, and every day.
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Webinar Wednesday!
Ready to shake up your Wednesdays? This month, the KY LTAP will be offering four interactive webinars, completely free of cost. Each webinar will be worth
one professional development hour, and will be recorded for training purposes.

So what are you waiting for, grab your coffee and join the discussion!

For more information, visit and remember to bookmark or download our interactive PDF on the bottom of this newsletter so you can stay up to date on our latest webinars that we have available.
Road Maintenance/Design and Drainage

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Design and drainage are critical factors to consider in road maintenance and construction. Roads would last a longer time if there is adequate drainage. In this webinar, we will take a look at the principles of design and drainage in comparison to aggregate vs. paved roads, recognize the characteristics of designs, applications and how the motor grader and operator are crucial parts of this element in preserving, maintaining and increasing the safety of our roadways.

Flagging Safely

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Work Zone Heroes don't wear capes, just hi-visibility vests and smart work practices to keep them safe so that they can help keep others safe in their daily work routines. During this presentation, we will discuss various options and techniques flaggers can utilize when setting up a work zone. This discussion will include how speed and visibility interact and how proper work zone setups keep both the traveling public and the workers, safe.

Snow and Ice
Route Planning

9:00 am - 10:00 am
This webinar will describe a recently completed project to update the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s snow and ice clearance routes for all 120 counties. The webinar will cover the basics of route planning and describe what data and information are needed to successfully optimize routes. The webinar will also discuss the project’s successes as well as some of the obstacles encountered along the way.

Basics of Retroreflectivity

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Sign retro-reflectivity is an important aspect of roadway safety. FHWA requires that agencies use an appropriate method to maintain minimum levels of retro-reflectivity for their signs. This presentation will discuss several approved methods to help maintain these minimum levels. Additionally, the course will cover sign and reflectivity basics.
Department of Local Government

The Technology Transfer Program (T2) at UK, in agreement, with the Department of Local Governments (DLG) will provide first-rate educational opportunities for elected officials. T2 has outlined the DLG requirements below for those elected officials needing GOLD hours. Those T2 approved courses are listed under the Local Officials Training Program.

  • The webinar must be live.
  • You must have your webcam on during the entire webinar.
  • You will only receive credit for the amount of time you are on the live webinar.

For a full list of guidelines, visit DLG's website at

To help serve your training needs during this difficult time, we have converted several of our Roads Scholar and Road Master courses to online courses. You can register for these online courses below or on our website at We also have a resource page that lists our free Webinar Wednesday series as well as Tailgate Talks and other great resources for your agencies; visit
For more information on these courses and to register online, please click on the corresponding link below:
But wait, there's more...
Our team has been working hard on the development and integration of the online learning format for a few more courses. Be on the lookout for
Grade & Drain, Kentucky Erosion Prevention & Sediment Control, Pesticide Training, and Work Zone Qualification Training.
Keep checking our website and social media accounts for the latest updates. We will also send out a special email detailing the release of these courses.

SaferCar App
Cars. Trucks. Vans. Motorcycles. Car Seats. Whatever you’re driving, or whatever equipment you’re using, nothing is more important than safety – yours and everyone else’s. At NHTSA, ensuring safety is our most important mission.

Making roads safer begins with the national standards we set for automotive safety. When vehicles and equipment have safety defects, we manage the recalls. Learn the facts about a recall – quickly, definitively and directly from the source – so you can get it fixed and stay safe.

Get Vital, Current Recall Info in 4 Steps
  1. Download the SaferCar app
  2. Add your vehicle, car seat, tires and equipment
  3. Type in or scan your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
  4. Receive recall notifications on your mobile device

Download the New SaferCar App for Free
For more information, visit the SaferCar App on NHTSA's website at

We are continuing to migrate our classes to online training and arranging for speakers to join us for Wednesday Webinar's. We would love to see you too!

Save our interactive PDF to your desktop so you can easily access all of T2's resources and stay up-to-date on our latest additions.

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LTAP Request for Technical Assistance
The Kentucky LTAP Center is dedicated to serving local transportation and public works agencies by providing a wide range of training and technical assistance. Please let us know how we can better serve you by completing the form below with your technical assistance request.