LEUR, Paul de
Born 1963 in Calgary, Canada
- 1988 Bachelor of Civil Engineer at University of Saskatchewan, Canada
- 1992 Master of Applied Science, University of BC, Vancouver, Canada
Thesis: Roadside Hazard Simulation Model
- 2001 Doctor of Philosophy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Thesis: Managing Road Safety
- 1988 – 1991: Research Associate, University of Toronto, Canada
- 1993 – 1994: Transportation Engineer, Hamilton Associates, Vancouver, Canada
- 1994 – 1997: Safety Research Engineer, Ministry of Highways, Victoria, Canada
- 1997 – 1998: Director Highway Safety, Ministry of Highways, Victoria, Canada
- 1998 – 2005: Consultant to the Insurance Corporation of BC, Vancouver, Canada
- 1998 – 2005: President, de Leur Road Safety Consulting Ltd, Vancouver, Canada
Main areas of interest
- Estimating the safety performance of proposed road improvement projects.
- Project management and implementation of road safety projects.
- Post-implementation evaluation of road safety projects and initiatives.
- Road safety auditing of small and large road improvement projects.
- Understanding the safety implications associated with road design.
- Quantification of road safety planning and engineering strategies.
Instruction / information transfer
- Actor and Co-writer in ICBC financed television commercial concerning roadside safety entitled, “Consumer Benefits, Phase 2”, Broadcast in 2001.
- Organizer and Instructor, Seminar on “Consultant Training for the Road Safety Improvement Program” for the Insurance Corporation of BC, June 19 – 21, 2000.
- Organizer and Instructor, Seminar on “Road Safety Audits and Value Engineering” BC Ministry of Transportation, November 1, 1999.
- Organizer and Instructor, Seminar on “Road Safety Audits and Ambient Standards” BC Ministry of Transportation and ICBC, August 11-14, 1999.
- Co-writer and Producer of educational training video entitled “Making the Grade: Preventing Downhill Runaways”, Financed by ICBC and the Ministry of Transportation and Highways, 1995.
- de Leur , P., and Sayed, T. (2003), “A Framework to Proactively Consider Road Safety within the Road Planning Process”, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 30 (4), pp. 711-719, 2003.
- Lin, F., Sayed, T., and de Leur, P. (2003), “Estimating the Safety Benefits of Road Improvements: A Case Based Approach”, The American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE): Journal of Transportation Engineers, Volume 129, Issue 4, pp. 385 – 391, July / August 2003.
- de Leur, P., and Sayed, T. (2002), “Development of a Road Safety Risk Index”, Transportation Research Record 1784, Journal of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), pp. 33 – 42, 2002.
- de Leur, P., and Sayed, T. (2001) “Using Claims Prediction Model for Road Safety Evaluation”, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 28 (5), pp. 804-812, 2001.
- de Leur, P., Ho, G., and Zein, S., (2001) “The Canadian Road Safety Audit Guide”, National Manual prepared for the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC).
- Sayed, T., and de Leur, P., (2001) “ICBC 2000 Road Improvement Program Evaluation” Report prepared for the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia.
- de Leur, P., and Sayed, T. (2000) “A Framework for Proactive Road Safety Planning” Report prepared for the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC).
- de Leur, P., Abdelwahab, W., and Navin, F., (1994) “Evaluating Hazardous Roadsides Using Computer Simulation”, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Journal of Transportation Engineers, Vol. 120(2), pp. 229 – 245, 1994.
Publications at ICTCT workshops
de Leur Road Safety Consulting Ltd.
Penthouse – 1385 – 15th Avenue West
Vancouver, British Columbia; V6H 1S2
Phone: +1 604 733-7108
Fax: +1 604 734-7128