About Us

Established in 2009, the Road Safety Academy (RSA) is the training arm of the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center (HSRC). RSA offers both in-person and Web-based trainings that cover a broad range of road safety topics, such as:

RSA was established to help address a growing need for education and training in the field of transportation safety. RSA aims to reduce the death toll on U.S. roadways by offering a diverse range of training and education options to both the public and road safety professionals.

For over 40 years, the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center has been a leading research institute that has helped shape the field of transportation safety. The Center's mission is to improve the safety, security, access and efficiency of all surface transportation modes through a balanced, interdisciplinary program of research, evaluation and information dissemination.

RSA was established with funding from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

For more information, please contact Dan Gelinne, RSA Program Manager, at 919-962-8703 or gelinne@hsrc.unc.edu.