n Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - PTOE certification - a first for transportation engineering in SA : transportation engineering

Volume 23, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



A SOUTH AFRICAN civil engineer has recently been awarded Professional Traffic Operations EngineerĀ® (PTOE) certification from the Transport Professional Certification Board, an affiliate of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). Revash Dookhi is the first recipient of this prestigious certification in South Africa. Revash is the Chief Civil Engineering the Traffic Engineering Branch of the Road System Management Department of the eThekwini Transport Authority. He holds an MSc in Civil Engineering and is registered as a Professional Engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa. Speaking about this professional recognition, Revash says : "In any country, transportation is a key aspect in fostering economic growth. In South Africa we are faced with specific challenges relating to transport accessibility, affordability and road safety. I consider it not only an honour, but indeed also advantageous to be recognised and registered as a specialist transportation engineer, as this provides added credentials in the application of various transportation principles and standards."

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